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A membrane-bound organelle in the cytoplasm of most cells containing various hydrolytic enzymes that function in intracellular digestion.
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(Biochemistry) any of numerous small particles, containing digestive enzymes, that are present in the cytoplasm of most cells
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a cell organelle containing enzymes that break down proteins and other large molecules into smaller constituents and that disintegrate the cell itself after its death.
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A structure in the cytoplasm of many cells that is surrounded by a membrane and contains enzymes that digest food molecules. See more at cell.
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|Noun||1.||lysosome - an organelle found in the cytoplasm of most cells (especially in leukocytes and liver and kidney cells)|
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