Cilia synonyms

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(Cytology) A hairlike organelle projecting from a eukaryotic cell (such as unicellular organism or one cell of a multicelled organism). These structures serve either for locomotion by moving or as sensors.
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(Cytology) An organelle, near the nucleus in the cytoplasm of most organisms, that controls the organization of its microtubules
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The mass of cytoplasm surrounding the centriole in a centrosome.
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A plastid that contains chlorophyll and is found in the cells of green plants and algae.
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(Cytology): A cellular organelle bound by a single membrane and containing enzymes.
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Plural form of pilus
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Any of several cytoplasmic organelles, such as chloroplasts, that contain genetic material, have a double membrane, and are often pigmented. Plastids are found in plants, algae, and certain other eukaryotic organisms and have various physiological functions, such as the synthesis and storage of food.
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The definition of a ribosome is a tiny particle made up of nucleic acids and proteins that exist in large numbers in the gel-like substance in between every cell in the body.
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Find another word for cilia. In this page you can discover 9 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cilia, like: cilium, centrosome, centrosphere, chloroplast, microbody, microcentrum, pili, plastid and ribosome.