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Related to autophagic vacuole: heterophagy
A variety of secondary lysosome that contains the remnants of mitochondria, ribosomes, or other organelles.
Synonym(s): autophagic vacuole
autophagosomeA membrane-bound intracellular vacuole that contains fragments of partially digested cell components; indigestible debris persists as lipofuscin.
A vacuole that contains recognizable fragments of the ribosomes or mitochondria.
See also: vacuole