[ dik-tee-uh-sohm ]
/ ˈdɪk ti əˌsoʊm /

noun Cell Biology.

the set of flattened membranes in a Golgi body, resembling a stack of plates.

Origin of dictyosome

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


[ dĭktē-ə-sōm′ ]

The Golgi apparatus of plant cells.

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