Definition of Golgi complex

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

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

Medical Definition of Golgi complex

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 Complex

Goldthwait's sign
Goldwater Republican
Golfo de Mexico
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
Goll's column

Literary usage of Golgi complex

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the 2nd NIMH Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"... recycling is typical of synaptic vesicles and is not shared by other secretory organelles which are assembled in the golgi complex region of the cell. ..."

2. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"These receptors recognize and bind the enzymes with the specific recognition marker in the golgi complex, and the enzyme-ligand-receptor complex is then ..."

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