organelle

n. A membrane-bound structure in a eukaryotic cell that partitions the cell into regions which carry out different cellular functions, e.g., mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum, lysosomes.
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Organelle

A cell structure that carries out a specialized function in the life of a cell.
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organelle

(Life processes and cells) Microscopic structure which does a particular job in a cell, eg the nucleus
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Organelle

a structures within a cell which has a specific structure or function, such as thenucleus, endoplasmic reticulum, golgi apparatus, lysosomes and mitochondria.. Cell organelles are a feature of eucaryotic cells.
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organelle

[n] - a specialized part of a cell
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Organelle

A subcellular structure (or class of structures), such as the Golgi apparatus, the mitochondria, or the ribosomes.
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organelle

Microstructure or separated compartment within a cell that has a specialized function, for example ribosome, peroxisome, lysosome, Golgi apparatus, mitochondrion, nucleolus, nucleus.
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Organelle

In cell biology, this is any structure which occurs in cells and which has a specialized function.
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organelle

A structurally discrete component of a cell.
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organelle

<cell biology> A structurally discrete component of a cell. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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organelle

cell organelle noun a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ; `the first organelle to be identified was the nucleus`
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organelle

(or″gә-nel´) any of the organized cytoplasmic structures of distinctive morphology and function present in all eukaryotic cells, such as the nucleus, mitochondria, lysosomes, peroxisomes, Golgi apparatus, and endoplasmic reticulum. In plant cells, there are also chloroplasts, and in protozoa there are also cilia a...
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Organelle

In cell biology, an organelle (l) is a specialized subunit within a cell that has a specific function, and is usually separately enclosed within its own lipid bilayer. The name organelle comes from the idea that these structures are to cells what an organ is to the body (hence the name organelle, the suffix -elle being a diminutive). Organelles ar
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Organelle

Is a specialized structure found in cells that carry out distinct cellular functions.
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organelle

A specialized part of a cell, such as the nucleus or mitochondria. It is, literally, a small cytoplasmic organ analogous to the organs of multicellular animals.
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organelle

Type: Term Pronunciation: or′găn-el Definitions: 1. One of the specialized parts of a protozoan or tissue cell; these subcellular units include mitochondria, the Golgi apparatus, nucleus and centrioles, granular and agranular endoplasmic reticulum, vacuoles, microsomes, lysosomes, plasma membrane, and certain fibrils, as well as plastids
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organelle

(or;gua-nel;) A minute living structure of a cell with a specific function.
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organelle

(or;gua-nel;) A minute living structure of a cell with a specific function.
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organelle

A small structure in a cell that is surrounded by a membrane and has a specific function. Examples of organelles are the nucleus (a structure that contains the cell
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Organelle

A specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ.
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