name: multivesicular body
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def: "A type of endosome in which regions of the limiting endosomal membrane invaginate to form internal vesicles; membrane proteins that enter the internal vesicles are sequestered from the cytoplasm." [PMID:11566881, PMID:16533950]
synonym: "multivesicular endosome" EXACT [PMID:12122203]
synonym: "MVB" EXACT 
synonym: "MVE" EXACT [PMID:12122203]
is_a: GO:0005770 ! late endosome
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