1. organelle

noun. a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ.


  • cell nucleus
  • cilium
  • nucleole
  • centriole
  • nucleus
  • organ
  • mitochondrion
  • karyon
  • ribosome
  • nucleolus
  • chondriosome
  • cell
  • cell organ
  • lysosome


  • receptor
  • voltaic cell
  • electrolytic cell

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Sentences with organelle

1. Noun, singular or mass
From there the vesicles carry the protein to another organelle where it will be used within the cell or to the plasma membrane for secretion.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
This organelle surrounds the nucleus in a series of winding S-shaped curves.

3. Adjective
Smooth endoplasmic reticulum is where lipid synthesis occurs, and where the organelle handles toxic substances within the cell.