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cytosome

[sahy-tuh-sohm]
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noun Biology.
  1. the cytoplasmic part of a cell.
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Origin of cytosome

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cytosome in Medicine

cytosome

(sītə-sōm′)
n.
  1. The cell body exclusive of the nucleus.
  2. Any of the osmiophilic bodies that have concentric lamellae and occur in cells of the lung.multilamellar body
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