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  • centrosomic — adj. (Biology) pertaining to a centrosome (part of the cytoplasm of a cell) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • centrosomic — cen·tro·so·mic …   English syllables

  • centrosomic — adjective of or relating to a centrosome • Pertains to noun: ↑centrosome • Derivationally related forms: ↑centrosome * * * adjective see centrosome …   Useful english dictionary

  • centrosome — centrosomic /sen treuh som ik/, adj. /sen treuh sohm /, n. Cell Biol. a small region near the nucleus in the cell cytoplasm, containing the centrioles. [1895 1900; CENTRO + SOME3] * * * …   Universalium

  • centrosome — /ˈsɛntrəsoʊm/ (say sentruhsohm) noun Biology a minute protoplasmic body regarded by some as the active centre of cell division in mitosis. {centro + some3} –centrosomic /sɛntrəˈsɒmɪk/ (say sentruh somik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • centrosome — [sen′trə sōm΄] n. [ CENTRO + SOME3] a very small body near the nucleus in most animal cells, consisting of a centriole surrounded by a centrosphere: in mitosis it divides, and the two parts move to opposite poles of the dividing cell centrosomic… …   English World dictionary

  • central body — noun small region of cytoplasm adjacent to the nucleus; contains the centrioles and serves to organize the microtubules • Syn: ↑centrosome • Derivationally related forms: ↑centrosomic (for: ↑centrosome) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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