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Meaning of Golgi body

Gol'gi bod"y

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— Cell Biol. Cell Biol.
  1. an organelle, consisting of layers of flattened sacs, that takes up and processes secretory and synthetic products from the endoplasmic reticulum and then either releases the finished products into various parts of the cell cytoplasm or secretes them to the outside of the cell. Also calledSee diag. under
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