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Golgi body


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A system of flattened, smooth-surfaced, membranaceous cisternae, arranged in parallel 20–30 nm apart and surrounded by numerous vesicles. A feature of almost all eukaryotic cells, this structure is involved in the packaging of many products of cell metabolism. It is named after Camillo Golgi.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences — Plant Sciences and Forestry.


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