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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A spherical body of the center mass of most eukaryotes

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  • Within the nuclear matrix are one or more highly refracting bodies, termed nucleoli, connected with the nuclear membrane by the nuclear filaments.
  • These central masses have been generally termed nucleoli, but they seem clearly to correspond rather with the chromatin bodies of more highly organized nuclei, and will,...
  • At first no nucleoli are present in the daughter nuclei, but they appear before the division is complete.
  • The nucleii differ also in the number of nucleoli they contain as well as in other less important particulars. for more
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