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microbody Any of a class of cell organelles that typically are spherical vesicles, 0.2–1.5 μm, bounded by a single membrane. Microbodies contain enzymes responsible for the oxidation of various materials and they originate from the endoplasmic reticulum. They include peroxisomes and glyoxysomes (see glyoxylate cycle).

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microbody

microbody The name that is sometimes given to peroxisomes and glyoxysomes.

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microbody A term sometimes used to describe peroxisomes and glyoxysomes.

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