Golgi apparatus

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A complex of easily stained stacks, called Golgi bodies or dictyosomes, of flattened membrane sacs, called Golgi vesicles, in the cytoplasm of most cells, involved in transport of lipids and proteins. Also called a Golgi complex. GA abbrev. [Named after the Italian cytologist Camillo Golgi (1844–1926) who discovered it]

Subjects: Chemistry.

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