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desmosome

(ˈdɛsməˌsəʊm)
n
(Biology) cytology a structure in the cell membranes of adjacent cells that binds them together
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des•mo•some

(ˈdɛz məˌsoʊm)

n.
a plaquelike site on a cell surface that functions in maintaining cohesion with an adjacent cell.
[1930–35; < Greek desm(ós) band, chain (see desmid) + -o- + -some3]
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