Definition of nuclei. Meaning of nuclei. Synonyms of nuclei

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Definition of nuclei

Nucleus Nu"cle*us, n.; pl. E. Nucleuses, L. Nuclei. [L., a kernel, dim. fr. nux, nucis, nut. Cf. Newel post.] 1. A kernel; hence, a central mass or point about which matter is gathered, or to which accretion is made; the central or material portion; -- used both literally and figuratively. It must contain within itself a nucleus of truth. --I. Taylor. 2. (Astron.) The body or the head of a comet. 3. (Bot.) (a) An incipient ovule of soft cellular tissue. (b) A whole seed, as contained within the seed coats. 4. (Biol.) A body, usually spheroidal, in a cell or a protozoan, distinguished from the surrounding protoplasm by a difference in refrangibility and in behavior towards chemical reagents. It is more or less protoplasmic, and consists of a clear fluid (achromatin) through which extends a network of fibers (chromatin) in which may be suspended a second rounded body, the nucleolus (see Nucleoplasm). See Cell division, under Division.

Meaning of nuclei from wikipedia

- nucleus (pl: nuclei) is a latin word for the seed inside a fruit . it may refer to: atomic nucleus , the very dense central region of an
- nuclei; from latin la , nucleus or la , nuculeus, meaning kernel) is a membrane -enclosed organelle found in eukaryotic cells .
- for stable nuclei (not halo nuclei or other unstable distorted nuclei) the nuclear radius is roughly proportional to the cube root of the
- the vestibular nuclei are the cranial nuclei for the vestibular nerve . in terminologia anatomica they are grouped in both the pons and
- cloud condensation nuclei or ccn s (also known as cloud seeds) are small particles typically 0.2 µm , or 1/100th the size of a cloud
- they are thought to be the primary driver of active galactic nuclei found at the core of some galaxies. the milky way galaxy is known to
- one analysis would consider all vowel and consonants segments as syllable nuclei, another would consider only a small subset (fricative s
- radio-loud agn : here, only the active nuclei are discussed. radio-loud quasars behave exactly like radio-quiet quasars with the addition of
- the vertebrate brain contains hundreds of distinguishable nuclei, varying widely in shape and size. a nucleus may itself have a complex
- ****ociated with one or more cranial nerves . axon s carrying information to and from the cranial nerves form a synapse first at these nuclei .