[ sahy-tuh-sohm ]
/ ˈsaɪ təˌsoʊm /

noun Biology.

the cytoplasmic part of a cell.

Origin of cytosome Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for cytosome


[ sītə-sōm′ ]


The cell body exclusive of the nucleus.
Any of the osmiophilic bodies that have concentric lamellae and occur in cells of the lung.multilamellar body
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