dictyosome

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

noun Cell Biology.

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

Nearby words

  1. dictum,
  2. dicty,
  3. dictynna,
  4. dictyoma,
  5. dictyopteran,
  6. dictyotene,
  7. dicumarol,
  8. dicyandiamide,
  9. dicyclic,
  10. dicyclopentadienyl metal

Origin of dictyosome

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

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Science definitions for dictyosome

dictyosome

[ dĭktē-ə-sōm′ ]

The Golgi apparatus of plant cells.
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