SYN: centrosphere. [G. astron, star, + koilia, hollow]

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  • centrosphere — The specialized, often gelated cytoplasm of the cytocentrum. Contains the centrioles from which the astral fibers (microtubules) extend during mitosis. SYN: astrocele, statosphere. [centro + G. sphaira, a ball, sphere] * * * cen·tro·sphere sen… …   Medical dictionary

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