What does golgi apparatus mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Golgi body, Golgi apparatus, Golgi complex, dictyosome(noun)

    a netlike structure in the cytoplasm of animal cells (especially in those cells that produce secretions)


  1. Golgi apparatus(Noun)

    A network of membranes in the cytoplasm of those animal cells that produce secretions

  2. Origin: From Camillo Golgi, Italian physician and scientist.


  1. Golgi apparatus

    The Golgi apparatus, also known as the Golgi complex, Golgi body, or simply the Golgi, is an organelle found in most eukaryotic cells. It was identified in 1897 by the Italian physician Camillo Golgi and named after him in 1898. Part of the cellular endomembrane system, the Golgi apparatus packages proteins inside the cell before they are sent to their destination; it is particularly important in the processing of proteins for secretion.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Golgi Apparatus

    A stack of flattened vesicles that functions in posttranslational processing and sorting of proteins, receiving them from the rough ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM and directing them to secretory vesicles, LYSOSOMES, or the CELL MEMBRANE. The movement of proteins takes place by transfer vesicles that bud off from the rough endoplasmic reticulum or Golgi apparatus and fuse with the Golgi, lysosomes or cell membrane. (From Glick, Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1990)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of golgi apparatus in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of golgi apparatus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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Translations for golgi apparatus

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  • Golgi apparatDanish
  • Aparato golgiSpanish
  • Appareil golgiFrench
  • गोलगी उपकरणHindi
  • Aparat golgiIndonesian
  • Golgi-apparatetNorwegian
  • Aparelho de GolgiPortuguese
  • தாவர மிருக திசுக்களில் புரோட்டினை எடுத்து செல்லும் பாகம்Tamil
  • golgi ఉపకరణంTelugu
  • กอลไจอุปกรณ์Thai
  • bộ máy GolgiVietnamese
  • 高尔基体Chinese

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