Golgi apparatusGolgi apparatus
a network of stainable cytoplasmic fibers, rods, granules, etc., that can collect proteins and secrete them outside the cell
also Golgi body
Origin of Golgi apparatusafter C. Golgi (1844-1926), Italian neurologist, who first observed it (1909)
A network of stacked membranous vesicles, present in most living cells, that stores and modifies proteins and other macromolecules and transports them within the cell or excretes them from the cell. Also called Golgi body . Also called Golgi complex .
Origin of Golgi apparatusAfterCamillo Golgi
From Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and scientist.