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2010-06-25 13:25:23

Nearly all mammalian cells have what's called a primary cilium — a single, stump-like rod projecting from the smooth contours of the cell's outer membrane.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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