from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as centrosome.
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Sunday, March 05, 2006 11:35:00 PM centrosoma said...
Thursday, March 09, 2006 12:31:00 AM centrosoma said...
Thursday, March 09, 2006 7:56:00 AM centrosoma said...
The latter generally forms in the dividing cell a sort of spindle, at the poles of which there is a very small particle, also colourless, called the "central body" (centrosoma).
Recently a very small, but particularly important, part of the nucleus has been distinguished as the central body (centrosoma) -- a tiny particle that is originally found in the nucleus itself, but is usually outside it, in the cytoplasm; as a rule, fine threads stream out from it in the cytoplasm.
centrosoma -- I think the ones who scratch letters off have the problem, not you!