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Cell center

Definition
noun
The region in the cytoplasm containing the centrioles, and usually adjacent to the nucleus of the cell.
Supplement
Word origin: Greek kyto, from kýtos (container, body) + centrum (central)
Variant(s):

  • cell centre (British)

Synonym(s):

  • central body
  • centrosome
  • cinocentrum
  • kinocentrum
  • microcentrum


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