organelle

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noun or·gan·elle \ ˌȯr-gə-ˈnel \

Definition of organelle

:a specialized cellular part (such as a mitochondrion, chloroplast, or nucleus) that has a specific function and is considered analogous to an organ

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Origin and Etymology of organelle

New Latin organella, from Latin organum


ORGANELLE Defined for Kids

organelle

noun or·gan·elle \ ˌȯr-gə-ˈnel \

Definition of organelle for Students

:a structure (as a lysosome) in a cell that performs a special function

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organelle

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noun or·gan·elle \ ˌȯr-gə-ˈnel \

medical Definition of organelle

:a specialized cellular part (as a mitochondrion or nucleus) that has a specific function and is considered analogous to an organ

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