Definition of Golgi body

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

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

Definition of Golgi body

1. Noun. The Golgi apparatus ¹

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Medical Definition of Golgi body

1. Intracellular stack of membrane bounded vesicles in which glycosylation and packaging of secreted proteins takes place. Part of the GERL complex. Synonym: Golgi body, Golgi vesicles, dictyosome (in plants), parabasal body (in flagellate protozoa). (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Golgi Body

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Golgi's cell
Golgi's osmiobichromate fixative
Golgi's stain
Golgi's theory
Golgi-Mazzoni corpuscle
Golgi apparatus
Golgi bodies
Golgi body
Golgi complex
Golgi corpuscle
Golgi epithelial cell
Golgi internal reticulum
Golgi tendon organ
Golgi type II neuron
Golgi type I neuron
Golgi zone
Goli otok
Goliath beetle

Literary usage of Golgi body

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1. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
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