centrosome

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

cen·tro·some

noun \ˈsen-trə-ˌsōm\

Definition of CENTROSOME

1
:  centriole
2
:  the centriole-containing region of clear cytoplasm adjacent to the cell nucleus

Origin of CENTROSOME

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1889

cen·tro·some

noun \ˈsen-trə-ˌsōm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CENTROSOME

2
: the centriole-containing region of clear cytoplasm adjacent to the cell nucleus
cen·tro·so·mic \ˌsen-trə-ˈsō-mik\ adjective

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