SYN: microneme. [sarco- + G. nema, thread]

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sar·co·neme (sahrґko-nēm) [sarco- + Gr. nēma thread] microneme.

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  • microneme — A small, osmiophilic, cordlike twisted organelle found in the anterior region of many sporozoans; one of the characteristics that helps to define the subphylum Apicomplexa. SYN: sarconeme. [micro + G. nema, thread] * * * mi·cro·neme (mi″kro …   Medical dictionary

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