A zone of cytoplasm containing one or two centrioles but devoid of other organelles; usually located near the nucleus of a cell.

Synonyms: cell centre, central body, centrosome, cinocentrum, kinocentrum, microcentrum.

Origin: cyto-+ G. Kentron, centre

(05 Mar 2000)

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