Definition of Nucleuses. Meaning of Nucleuses. Synonyms of Nucleuses

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Definition of Nucleuses

Nucleuses
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 Nucleuses from wikipedia

- Nucleus (plural nuclei) is a Latin word for the seed inside a fruit. It most often refers to: Atomic nucleus, the very dense central region of an atom...
- The atomic nucleus is the small, dense region consisting of protons and neutrons at the center of an atom, discovered in 1911 by Ernest Rutherford based...
- The nucleus ac****bens (NAc or NAcc; also known as the ac****bens nucleus, or formerly as the nucleus ac****bens septi, Latin for "nucleus adjacent to the...
- In cell biology, the nucleus (pl. nuclei; from Latin nucleus or nuculeus, meaning kernel or seed) is a membrane-bound organelle found in eukaryotic cells...
- The hypoglossal nucleus is a cranial nerve nucleus, found within the medulla. Being a motor nucleus, it is close to the midline. In the open medulla,...
- anteroventral nucleus anterodorsal nucleus anteromedial nucleus superficial ("lateral dorsal") medial nuclear group (or dorsomedial nucleus) parvocellular...
- The Edinger–Westphal nucleus (accessory oculomotor nucleus) is the parasympathetic pre-ganglionic nucleus that innervates the iris sphincter muscle and...
- The salivatory nuclei are the superior salivatory nucleus, and the inferior salivatory nucleus that innervate the salivary glands. They are located in...
- The interposed nucleus is part of the deep cerebellar complex and is composed of the globose nucleus and the emboliform nucleus. It is located in the roof...
- caudate nucleus is one of the structures that make up the corpus striatum, which is a component of the basal ganglia. While the caudate nucleus has long...
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