A centriole is a small set of microtubules arranged in a specific way. “Or” Centrioles are hollow cylindrical organelles found in the cells of animals and many unicellular organisms.
Numbers:- each cell contain 2 centrioles. Both are collectively called as centrosome.
Location:- The centrioles are present near the exterior surface of the nucleus.
Structure:- each centriole are usually composed of nine triplets of microtubules (protein of the cytoskeleton)
Function of centrioles: