basal granule
noun see basal body

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • basal body — n a minute distinctively staining cell organelle found at the base of a flagellum or cilium and resembling a centriole in structure called also basal granule, kinetosome * * * one of the cylindrical cytoplasmic bodies structurally resembling the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Basal body — A basal body (sometimes basal granule or kinetosome) is an organelle formed from a centriole, a short cylindrical array of microtubules. It is found at the base of a eukaryotic undulipodium (cilium or flagellum) and serves as a nucleation site… …   Wikipedia

  • basal body — noun Date: 1902 a minute distinctively staining cell organelle found at the base of a flagellum or cilium and identical to a centriole in structure called also basal granule, kinetosome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • basalbody — basal body n. A cellular organelle associated with the formation of cilia and flagella and similar to the centriole in structure. Also called basal granule, kinetosome. * * * …   Universalium

  • basalgranule — basal granule n. See basal body. * * * …   Universalium

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