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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
secretory granule +     
acrosomal vesicle +   
azurophil granule +   
chromaffin granule +   
cortical granule  
dense core granule +   
ficolin-1-rich granule +   
insulin-responsive compartment  
lamellar body +   
A membrane-bounded organelle, specialized for the storage and secretion of various substances (surfactant phospholipids, glycoproteins and acid phosphates) which are arranged in the form of tightly packed, concentric, membrane sheets or lamellae. Has some similar properties to, but is distinct from, a lysosome.
mucin granule  
mucocyst 
platelet alpha granule +   
platelet dense granule +   
secretory granule lumen +   
secretory granule membrane +   
specific granule +   
tertiary granule +   
Weibel-Palade body  
zymogen granule +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: lamellar granule ;   membrane-coating granule
Narrow Synonyms: Odland body ;   keratinosome
Xrefs: NIF_Subcellular:sao1379604862
Definition Sources: GOC:cjm, GOC:jl, PMID:12243725, Wikipedia:Lamellar_granule

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