blepharoplast definition

  • noun:
    • A basal body using flagellated protozoans that includes a moment mass of chromatin embedded in the cytoplasm on root of the flagellum.
    • A specialized cilia-forming protoplasmic organ associated with sperm-cells of particular plants.
    • In protozoans, a minute granule, of not known function, in the base of each flagellum, as with Multicilia.
    • A basal human anatomy in a few flagellated protozoans that is composed of one minute mass of chromatin embedded in cytoplasm at the root of the flagellum.
    • A specialized cilia-forming protoplasmic organ associated with the sperm-cells of particular plants.
    • In protozoans, one minute granule, of not known purpose, within base of each flagellum, such as Multicilia.

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