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(Science: cell biology) basal body of cilium: used mostly of ciliates.

Origin: gr. Soma = body

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The Fiber Disease

... inclusions. The flagellum of the zoospore has a striated rhizoplast penetrating to a ribosome-rich area in the zoospore cytoplasm. The functional kinetosome and rhizoplast are at an angle of 130 to 140o to each other, and a non-functional kinetosome seems to be at a right angle to the rhizoplast. ...

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by al
Thu Jan 04, 2007 10:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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