Paranucleus

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Paranucleus (Biol) Some as Nucleolus.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n paranucleus The so-called nucleolus or endo-plastule of certain protozoans. See cut under Paramecium.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Paranucleus par-a-nū′klē-us (biol.) an accessory nucleus in some protozoans
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. para-, + nucleus,

Usage

In literature:

As Maupas has shown, by the time conjugation of two similar cells is reached, the paranucleus in both is incipiently hermaphroditic.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot
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