Medical Definition of Rhizoplast

1. Striated contractile structure attached to the basal region of the cilium in a variety of ciliates and flagellates. May regulate the flagellar beat pattern and is sensitive to calcium concentration. Composed of a 20 kD protein rather similar to spasmin. (23 Aug 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhizoplast

rhizomelic
rhizomeningomyelitis
rhizomes
rhizomic
rhizomorph
rhizopathy
rhizophaga
rhizophagous
rhizophagy
rhizophora
rhizophore
rhizophorous
rhizopi
rhizoplane
rhizoplanes
rhizoplast (current term)
rhizopod
rhizopoda
rhizopodan
rhizopodous
rhizopods
rhizopterin
rhizopus
rhizopuses
rhizosphere
rhizospheres
rhizospheric
rhizostomata
rhizostome
rhizostomes

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