Temporary storage vacuoles of lipids found in the Golgi apparatus.
See also: phytosterolemia.
[lipo- + mitochondria]
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For example, cytosomes (also named lipochondria) have been studied in gastropods (Lacy & Rogers 1956, Zs-Nagy 1971, Sugaya & Onozuka 1978, Robles et al.
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