Blepharoplast


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blepharoplast

[′blef·ə·rō‚plast]
(microbiology)
A cytoplasmic granule bearing a bacterial flagellum.

Blepharoplast

 

(also parabasal body), a kinetoplast or cellular organelle located near the base of the flagellum in flagellates of the families Trypanosomatidae and Bodonidae. It contains desoxyribonucleic acid. It is sometimes called the basal granule.

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