Golgi body
noun Date: 1925 Golgi apparatus; also dictyosome

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  • Golgi body — n GOLGI APPARATUS also DICTYOSOME * * * see under complex …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi body — n. (also Golgi apparatus) Biol. an organelle of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, involved esp. in the secretion of substances. Etymology: C. Golgi, It. cytologist d. 1926 * * * noun a netlike structure… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golgi body — [ gɒldʒi, gi] (also Golgi apparatus) noun Biology a complex of vesicles and folded membranes within the cytoplasm of a cell, involved in secretion and intracellular transport. Origin 1940s: named after the Italian scientist Camillo Golgi …   English new terms dictionary

  • Golgi body — Cell Biol. an organelle, consisting of layers of flattened sacs, that takes up and processes secretory and synthetic products from the endoplasmic reticulum and then either releases the finished products into various parts of the cell cytoplasm… …   Universalium

  • Golgi body — noun The Golgi apparatus …   Wiktionary

  • Golgi body — Gol′gi bod′y n. cbl one of the layers of flattened sacs in a Golgi apparatus Also called dictyosome • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • Golgi body —  Structure found within cells …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Golgi complex — n GOLGI APPARATUS * * * a complex intracellular compartment of eukaryotes, occupying the perinuclear region and consisting of a number of stacked, flattened sacs (cisternae) with associated tubules and vesicles. Its primary function is to process …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi apparatus — [gôl′jē, gōl′jē] n. 〚after C. Golgi (1844 1926), It neurologist, who first observed it (1909)〛 a network of stainable cytoplasmic fibers, rods, granules, etc., that can collect proteins and secrete them outside the cell: see CELL: also Golgi body …   Universalium

  • Golgi apparatus — [gôl′jē, gōl′jē] n. [after C. Golgi (1844 1926), It neurologist, who first observed it (1909)] a network of stainable cytoplasmic fibers, rods, granules, etc., that can collect proteins and secrete them outside the cell: see CELL: also Golgi body …   English World dictionary

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