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basal body

noun

Definition of basal body

  1. :  a minute distinctively staining cell organelle found at the base of a flagellum or cilium and identical to a centriole in structure —called also basal granule, kinetosome



1902

First Known Use of basal body

1902


Medical Dictionary

basal body

noun

Medical Definition of basal body

  1. :  a minute distinctively staining cell organelle found at the base of a flagellum or cilium and resembling a centriole in structure—called also basal granule, kinetosome




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