Basal Body Definition

noun
A cellular organelle that is similar to the centriole in structure and is found at the base of a cilium or flagellum.
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(biology) A cellular organelle, similar to a centriole, associated with the formation of cilia and flagella.

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Noun

Singular:
basal body
Plural:
basal-bodies

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