Definition of Cell organ
1. Noun. A specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ. "The first organelle to be identified was the nucleus"
Group relationships: Cell
Specialized synonyms: Cilium, Lysosome, Cell Nucleus, Karyon, Nucleus, Nucleole, Nucleolus, Chondriosome, Mitochondrion, Centriole, Ribosome
Generic synonyms: Organ
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cell Organ
Literary usage of Cell organ
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cell in Development and Inheritance by Edmund Beecher Wilson (1911)
"... identification of centrosome in Ascaris as a permanent cell-organ ('87) was quickly supported by numerous observations on other animals and on plants. ..."
2. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1901)
"At the same time it is possible the centrosome may be a cell-organ, ... Further work has developed the resemblances between this " cell organ " and basal ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1901)
"The original idea of Boveri (17) that the centrosome is "a distinct, permanent cell organ, which, increases by division and supplies the dynamic centers for ..."
4. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1910)
"... and it probably exists within the cell wherever the cell-sap penetrates. There is no special cell organ devoted to the storage of sugar ..."
5. Plant Anatomy from the Standpoint of the Development and Functions of the by William Chase Stevens (1916)
"There is no special cell organ devoted to the storage of sugar, and whether the cytoplasm is most active in this ..."
6. Physiological histology, methods and theory by Gustav Mann (1902)
"Now an entirely new question arises, namely, to what extent is a cell-organ, revealed by different methods, preserved in its original state ? ..."
7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"In 1887 both Van Beneden and Boveri maintained that the centrosome was an independent and permanent cell organ, and Boveri held that the most important ..."
8. A Textbook of General Embryology by William Erskine Kellicott (1913)
"... of the cell is of the nature of a definite and permanent cell organ. In many cells the centrosome is such a permanent organ, but many other ..."