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Definition 1: a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ - [noun denoting body]

Samples where cell organelle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the first organelle to be identified was the nucleus

Synonyms for cell organelle in the sense of this definition

(cell organelle is a kind of ...) a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function

(... is a kind of cell organelle ) a hairlike projection from the surface of a cell; provides locomotion in free-swimming unicellular organisms

(... is a kind of cell organelle ) an organelle found in the cytoplasm of most cells (especially in leukocytes and liver and kidney cells)

(... is a kind of cell organelle ) a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction

(... is a kind of cell organelle ) a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis

(... is a kind of cell organelle ) an organelle containing enzymes responsible for producing energy

(... is a kind of cell organelle ) one of a pair of small cylindrical cell organelles near the nucleus in animal cells; composed of nine triplet microtubules and form the asters during mitosis

(... is a kind of cell organelle ) an organelle in the cytoplasm of a living cell; they attach to mRNA and move down it one codon at a time and then stop until tRNA brings the required amino acid; when it reaches a stop codon it falls apart and releases the completed protein molecule for use by the cell

"the ribosome is the site of protein synthesis"

(... is part of cell organelle) (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals

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