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A membrane-bound organelle in the cytoplasm of most cells containing various hydrolytic enzymes that function in intracellular digestion. They are found in both plant and animal cells, and are built in the Golgi apparatus. The digestive enzymes need the acidic environment of the lysosome to function correctly.
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