- a true nucleolus, as distinguished from a karyosome.
Origin of plasmosome
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The equatorial plate often shows both the larger component of the pair and the plasmosome (fig. 71).
In figure 74 the two unequal elements are completely separated and the plasmosome has disappeared.
- another name for nucleolus
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