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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
vacuole +     
acrosomal matrix  
autophagosome +   
contractile vacuole +  
lytic vacuole +   
micropexophagy-specific membrane apparatus 
plant-type vacuole +  
A closed structure that is completely surrounded by a unit membrane, contains liquid, and retains the same shape regardless of cell cycle phase. An example of this structure is found in Arabidopsis thaliana.
post-lysosomal vacuole 
storage vacuole +   
vacuolar lumen +   
vacuolar membrane +   
vacuolar proton-transporting V-type ATPase, V0 domain +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: vacuole, cell cycle-independent morphology
Only In Taxon: NCBITaxon:33090 ! Viridiplantae
Definition Sources: GOC:mtg_sensu, ISBN:0815316208

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