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[[Dictyosome]]
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=== Definition ===
  
(Science: [[cell]] biology) [[organelle]] found in [[plant]] [[cells]] and functionally [[equivalent]] to the [[golgi apparatus]] of [[animal]] [[cells]].
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'''noun'''
  
Origin: [[gr]]. [[Soma]] = [[body]]
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''plural: dictyosomes''
a net-like [[structure]] in the [[cytoplasm]] of [[animal]] [[cells]] (especially in those [[cells]] that [[produce]] secretions).
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(''cell biology'') Synonym: '''[[Golgi apparatus]]''', i.e. the [[organelle]] that is comprised of membrane-bound stacks and is involved in [[glycosylation]], packaging of molecules for secretion, transporting of [[lipid]]s within the [[cell]], and giving rise to [[lysosome]]s
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=== See: [[Golgi apparatus]] for further information. ===

Latest revision as of 01:07, 25 August 2019

Definition

noun

plural: dictyosomes

(cell biology) Synonym: Golgi apparatus, i.e. the organelle that is comprised of membrane-bound stacks and is involved in glycosylation, packaging of molecules for secretion, transporting of lipids within the cell, and giving rise to lysosomes


See: Golgi apparatus for further information.