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plural form of organelle

mostly subcellular, particles of membrane-bound organised living substances present in practically all eukaryotic cells, including mitochondria, the golgi Complex, endoplasmic reticulum, lysosomes, centrioles and the cell centre, as well as the plastids of plant cells. Includes also the minute organs of protozoa concerned with such functions as locomotion and metabolism.

glossary/organelles.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)