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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A specialized part of a cell.

Usage examples (39)
  • The first organelle to be identified was the nucleus
  • You would conjecture that some organelle is designed, say.
  • This organelle is called the flagellum, made of a rotary motor and a thin helical filament that grows up to about 15 micron.
  • This is the crux of a Tholian's electromagnetic organelle. for more
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