centrosphere


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centrosome

 [sen´tro-sōm]
a specialized area of condensed cytoplasm containing the centrioles and playing an important part in mitosis.

cen·tro·sphere

(sen'trō-sfēr),
The specialized, often gelated cytoplasm of the cytocentrum. Contains the centrioles from which the astral fibers (microtubules) extend during mitosis.
Synonym(s): astrocele, statosphere
[centro- + G. sphaira, a ball, sphere]

centrosphere

(sĕn′trə-sfîr′)
n.
The mass of cytoplasm surrounding the centriole in a centrosome.

centrosphere

Etymology: Gk, kentron + sphaira, ball
the condensed area of cytoplasm surrounding the centrioles in the centrosome of a cell.

cen·tro·sphere

(sen'trō-sfēr)
The specialized cytoplasm of the cytocentrum. Contains the centrioles from which the astral fibers (microtubules) extend during mitosis.
[centro- + G. sphaira, a ball, sphere]

centrosphere

centrosome.