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noun Cell Biology.
  1. the set of flattened membranes in a Golgi body, resembling a stack of plates.
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Origin of dictyosome

1925–30; < Greek díkty(on) net + -o- + -some3
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dictyosome in Science


  1. The Golgi apparatus of plant cells.
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