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Nuclear-membrane associated cytoplasmic center as well as organizer of the microtubule arrays found in animal cells.

The centrosome consists, in part, of two perpendicularly arranged centrioles. These and the centrosome as a whole are duplicated once per cell cycle. The centrosome otherwise is crucial to animal cell division, i.e., to mitosis and meiosis.