Medical Definition of Calciosome

1. Now discredited. A membrane compartment proposed to contain the intracellular calcium store released in response to hormonal activity and thought to be distinct from the endoplasmic reticulum. Origin: Gr. Soma = body This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Calciosome

calcinotic
calcinuria
calcinuric diabetes
calcio-
calcioandyrobertsite
calcioaravaipaite
calciobetafite
calcioburbankite
calciocopiapite
calcioferrite
calciohilairite
calciokinesis
calciokinetic
calciol
calciorrhachia
calciosome (current term)
calciostat
calciotantite
calciotraumatic
calciotrophic
calciotropic
calciouranoite
calciovolborthite
calciovolborthites
calcipectic
calcipenia
calcipenic
calcipexic
calcipexis
calciphilia

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