glycogen granule


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gly·co·gen gran·ule

glycogen occurring in cells as beta granules, averaging about 30 nm in diameter, or as alpha granules, 90 nm in diameter, that are aggregates of smaller particles.

gly·co·gen gran·ule

(glī'kō-jen gran'yūl)
Glycogen occurring in cells as beta granules that average about 300-in diameter, or as alpha granules that are aggregates measuring 900-of smaller particles.

glycogen granule

One of the minute particles of glycogen seen in liver cells following fixation.
See also: granule