parabasal body

noun

para·​ba·​sal body -ˌbā-səl-, -zəl- How to pronounce parabasal body (audio)
: a cytoplasmic body closely associated with the kinetoplast of certain flagellates

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“Parabasal body.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parabasal%20body. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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