attraction sphere -->
medical dictionary

A set of radiating microtubules extending outward from the cytocentrum and centrosphere of a dividing cell.

Synonyms: aster, attraction sphere, Lavdovsky's nucleoid, paranuclear body.

Origin: G. Astron, star, + sphaira, ball

(05 Mar 2000)

astrophotography, astrophysical, astrophyton, astroscope < Prev | Next > astrotheology, astroviridae, astrovirus

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums