microneme

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mi·cro·neme

(mī'krō-nēm),
A small, osmiophilic, cordlike twisted organelle found in the anterior region of many sporozoans; one of the characteristics that helps to define the subphylum Apicomplexa.
Synonym(s): sarconeme
[micro- + G. nēma, thread]
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