"Centrosome" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The cell center, consisting of a pair of CENTRIOLES surrounded by a cloud of amorphous material called the pericentriolar region. During interphase, the centrosome nucleates microtubule outgrowth. The centrosome duplicates and, during mitosis, separates to form the two poles of the mitotic spindle (MITOTIC SPINDLE APPARATUS).
- Pericentriolar Region
- Pericentriolar Regions
- Region, Pericentriolar
- Regions, Pericentriolar
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