Definition of Dictyosome

1. Noun. A netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions).

Exact synonyms: Golgi Apparatus, Golgi Body, Golgi Complex
Group relationships: Cytol, Cytoplasm
Generic synonyms: Cyst, Vesicle



Definition of Dictyosome

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Medical Definition of Dictyosome

1. Organelle found in plant cells and functionally equivalent to the Golgi apparatus of animal cells. 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 Dictyosome

dicty
dictyate
dictyates
dictynid spider
dictynid spiders
dictyocaulus
dictyocaulus infections
dictyochophyte
dictyochophytes
dictyodendrin
dictyogen
dictyogens
dictyoma
dictyopteran
dictyopterous insect
dictyosome (current term)
dictyosomes
dictyostele
dictyosteles
dictyostelic
dictyostelid
dictyostelids
dictyosteliida
dictyotene
dicumarol
dicumarol resistance
dicumarols
dicy
dicyanamide
dicyanide

Literary usage of Dictyosome

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1. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"Also known as a dictyosome. Grana: The lamellar stacks of chlorophyll-containing material in plant chloroplasts. ..."

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