Golgi complex
noun see Golgi apparatus

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  • 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 complex — noun a netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions) • Syn: ↑Golgi body, ↑Golgi apparatus, ↑dictyosome • Hypernyms: ↑vesicle, ↑cyst • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golgi complex etc. — Gol·gi complex, etc. (golґje) [Camillo Golgi, Italian neurologist, histologist, and Nobel prize winner, 1843–1926] see under complex, neuron, and organ, and at Stains and Staining Methods, under stain …   Medical dictionary

  • trans face of Golgi complex — the surface of the Golgi complex furthest from the endoplasmic reticulum, through which products of the Golgi complex are released to the trans Golgi network …   Medical dictionary

  • cis face of Golgi complex — the surface of the Golgi complex nearest the endoplasmic reticulum, through which products from the endoplasmic reticulum are received …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi apparatus — n a cytoplasmic organelle that consists of a stack of smooth membranous saccules and associated vesicles and that is active in the modification and transport of proteins called also Golgi complex * * * a collection of vesicles and folded… …   Medical dictionary

  • Golgi — may refer to the physician Camillo Golgi or one of the structures named after him: *Golgi apparatus (or Golgi complex) *Golgi organ (or Golgi tendon organ) …   Wikipedia

  • Golgi apparatus — This article is about the organelle. For the Phish song, see Junta (album). Micrograph of Golgi apparatus, visible as a stack of semicircular black rings near the bottom. Numerous circular vesicles can be seen in proximity to the organelle …   Wikipedia

  • Golgi, Camillo — born July 7, 1843/44, Corteno, Italy died Jan. 21, 1926, Pavia Italian physician and cytologist. He devised a way to stain nerve tissue and with it discovered a neuron, now called the Golgi cell, that has many short, branching extensions… …   Universalium

  • Golgi-Zisterne — Schematische Darstellung von Zellkern, ER und Golgi Apparat. (1) Kernmembran (2) Kernpore (3) Raues ER (4) Glattes ER (5) Ribosom au …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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