idiosome


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idiosome

[′id·ē·ə‚sōm]
(cell and molecular biology)
A hypothetical unit of a cell, such as the region of modified cytoplasm surrounding the centriole or centrosome.
A sex chromosome.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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