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Centrosphere

Definition
noun, plural: centrospheres
The region in the cytoplasm containing the centriole(s), which is usually adjacent to the nucleus of the cell.
Supplement
Word origin: centrum (central) + -sphere from Latin sphaera (globe), from Greek sphaƮra (ball)
Synonym(s):

  • cell centre
  • central body
  • centrosome
  • cinocentrum
  • kinocentrum
  • microcentrum


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