lysosome definition

  • noun:
    • A membrane-bound organelle into the cytoplasm on most cells containing different hydrolytic enzymes that work in intracellular food digestion.
    • An organelle present in various types of animal cells which contains a large variety of digestion enzymes capable of splitting many biological macromolecules.
    • an organelle based in the cytoplasm of many cells (especially in leukocytes and liver and kidney cells)

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