- A minor structure accompanying a more important or larger one; a vein accompanying an artery, or a small or secondary lesion adjacent to a larger one.
- The posterior member of a pair of gregarine gamonts in syzygy, several of which may be found in some species.
[L. satelles (sattelit-), attendant]
See Also: primite
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.