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cytosome

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From cyto- + -some.

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cytosome

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  1. (biology, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The cytoplasm within a cell; the cell outside of the nucleus.
    • 1946, Richard Roksabro Kudo, Protozoology[1], page 33,  
      The fundamental component of the protozoan body is the protoplasm which is without exception differentiated into the nucleus and the cytosome.
  2. (biology, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A type of cellular organelle which is enclosed by a membrane.
    • 1994, R. E. Kendrick & G. H. M. Kronenberg, Photomorphogenesis in Plants[2], page 725,  
      Moreover, calcium is concentrated in cytosomes, specific membrane-coated vesicles, which are also known as 'tannin vesicles'.

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