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Apical complex

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Definition

noun

An organ complex of the Apicomplexa that appears as a conical structures on the tapered end (or the apical end) of the cell, and contains rhoptries, micronemes, polar rings, and conoid.


Supplement

The apical complex is said to help the apicomplexan when invading an animal cell.


See also: Apicomplexa