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An elaborate network of filamentous proteinaceous structure present in the cytoplasm which helps in the maintenance of cell shape is called:

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Thylakoid
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Endoplasmic reticulum
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Plasmalemma
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Cytoskeleton
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Solution

The correct option is D Cytoskeleton
The cytoskeleton is a criss crossed network of protein fibers that support the shape of the cell and anchor organelles to fix their locations. The cytoskeletons in a cell are involved in many functions such as mechanical support and motility.

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