YOUR NAME: STACEY


DEFINITION/FUNCTION:

A small cylindrical cell organelle, seen near the nucleus in the cytoplasm of most eukaryotic cells, that divides in perpendicular fashion during mitosis, the new pair of centrioles moving ahead of the spindle to the opposite poles of the cell as the cell divides: identical in internal structure to a basal body.

FOUND IN PLANT, ANIMAL, OR BOTH?:

Animal cells only.



FIND A PICTURE AND PUT HERE:
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