Definition of Microbody

1. Noun. (cytology): A cellular organelle bound by a single membrane and containing enzymes. ¹



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Medical Definition of Microbody

1. Organelle containing peroxidase and catalase, sometimes as a large crystal. A site of oxygen utilisation, but not of ATP synthesis. In plants, associated with chloroplasts in photorespiration and considered to be part of a larger group of organelles, the microbodies. 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 Microbody

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microblade
microblast
microbleed
microbleeds
microblepharia
microblepharism
microblepharon
microblog
microblogged
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microbloggers
microblogging
microblogs
microbodies
microbody (current term)
microbolometer
microbomb
microbombs
microboredom
microborrower
microbot
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microbots
microbrachia
microbraid
microbraids
microbreak
microbreaks
microbrenner

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