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ba'sal bod"y



Cell Biol.
a cylindrical organelle, within the cytoplasm of flagellated and ciliated cells, that contains microtubules and forms the base of a flagellum or cilium: identical in internal structure to a centriole.

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basalbasal cell

 

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