TITLE

acroblast

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "acroblast" is presented. Acroblast refers to the part of the Golgi apparatus in the spermatid from which the acrosome arises. The term originated from the word "blastos" which means germ. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21217932

 

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