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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to or exhibiting a degenerative state of the cell nucleus.

Usage examples (7)
  • Over twice as many pyknotic nuclei were scored in ZEB KO cells as compared to their wt counterparts.
  • GFP-positive neurons were processed and scored (in a blinded fashion) for having either a normal vs a pyknotic / mis-shapen / condensed morphology.
  • "I think that this pyknotic theory of substance will prove more acceptable to every biologist who is convinced of the unity of nature than the kinetic theory which...
  • Sixteen hours later, cells from both groups were subjected to OGD for 6 hrs, fixed under hypoxia, the nuclei were Hoechst-stained and then scored (in a blinded fashion) for... for more
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