centrosome

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noun cen·tro·some \ˈsen-trə-ˌsōm\

Definition of centrosome

  1. 1 :  centriole

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

Origin and Etymology of centrosome

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1895


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centrosome

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noun cen·tro·some \ˈsen-trə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of centrosome

  1. 1:  centriole

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

centrosomic

\ˌsen-trə-ˈsō-mik\play adjective

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