Definition of Microneme

1. Noun. (biology) A specialized secretory organelle of some protozoans ¹



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Medical Definition of Microneme

1. A small, osmiophilic, cordlike twisted organelle found in the anterior region of many sporozoans; one of the characteristics that helps to define the subphylum Apicomplexa. Synonym: sarconeme. Origin: micro-+ G. Nema, thread (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Microneme

micromycetes
micromyelia
micromyeloblast
micromyeloblastic leukaemia
micron
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microneighborhood
microneighborhoods
microneighbourhood
microneighbourhoods
micronemal
microneme (current term)
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