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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
arciform density 
aster +   
bacterial nucleoid +  
bacterial thylakoid +  
blepharoplast 
centriole  
chlorosome +  
chromocenter +   
chromosome +   
contractile fiber +   
contractile vacuole complex +  
crystalloid 
cytoskeleton +   
Any of the various filamentous elements that form the internal framework of cells, and typically remain after treatment of the cells with mild detergent to remove membrane constituents and soluble components of the cytoplasm. The term embraces intermediate filaments, microfilaments, microtubules, the microtrabecular lattice, and other structures characterized by a polymeric filamentous nature and long-range order within the cell. The various elements of the cytoskeleton not only serve in the maintenance of cellular shape but also have roles in other cellular functions, including cellular movement, cell division, endocytosis, and movement of organelles.
deuterosome  
gas vesicle +  
goblet cell theca 
kinetochore +   
lipid droplet +   
mitochondrial cloud 
mitochondrial nucleoid +   
nematocyst 
nucleolus +   
nucleolus-like body 
plastid nucleoid +  
podosome +   
polyhedral organelle +  
protein aggregate center 
pyrenoid 
ribonucleoprotein granule +   
ribosome +   
spectrosome 
spindle +   
synaptic ribbon 
transmembrane actin-associated (TAN) line 

Synonyms
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Cytoskeleton
Definition Sources: GOC:mah, ISBN:0198547684, PMID:16959967

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