HyperDic: cell_nucleus

English > 1 sense of the expression cell nucleus:
NOUNbodycell nucleus, nucleus, karyona part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
English > cell nucleus: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction.
Synonymsnucleus, karyon
Part ofcell(biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms
PartsachromatinThe part of a cell nucleus that is relatively uncolored by stains or dyes
chromatin, chromatin granuleThe readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
chromosomeA threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
lininAn obsolete term for the network of viscous material in the cell nucleus on which the chromatin granules were thought to be suspended
nucleolus, nucleoleA small round body of protein in a cell nucleus
NarrowerpronucleusThe nucleus of the ovum or sperm after fertilization but before they fuse to form the nucleus of the zygote
subthalamic nucleusAn oval mass of grey matter located in the caudal part of the subthalamus
Broaderorganelle, cell organelle, cell organA specialized part of a cell
Substancesnucleoplasm, karyoplasmThe protoplasm that constitutes the nucleus of a cell
Spanishnúcleo celular, núcleo

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