Medical Definition of Cellulosome

1. An organelle (essentially an organ within a cell) which breaks down cellulose (a structural carbohydrate found in plants) and is found in certain bacteria (specifically the ones which can digest cellulose). Origin: Gr. Soma = body (13 Nov 1997)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Cellulosome

cellulose
cellulose acetate
cellulose acetate phthalate
cellulose ester
cellulose nitrate
cellulose synthase
cellulose tape
cellulose tape technique
cellulose triacetate
cellulose xanthate
celluloses
cellulosic
cellulosic acid
cellulosics
cellulosid
cellulosome (current term)
cellulous
cellusome
celly
celo-
celom
celoma
celomas
celomata
celomatic
celomic
celomic metaplasia theory of endometriosis
celomic pouches
celoms

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