parabasal body


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parabasal body

[¦par·ə¦bā·səl ′bäd·ē]
(cell and molecular biology)
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Further studies on the fine structure of Lophomonas blattarum with special reference to the so-called calyx, axial filament, and parabasal body. J Ultrastruct Res 1969;26:296-315.
The Parabasalia is composed of flagellated anaerobic protists defined by the presence of hydrogenosomes, flagellar apparatus, parabasal body, and parabasal filament.
Parabasal body A heavy fiber present in some flagellates.