nucleus

[ noo-klee-uhs, nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF nucleus

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR NUCLEUS

The nucleus is the most important part of the cell, and governs its life.

The spores are globose or nearly so, with a large "nucleus" nearly filling the spore.

The whole plant is gelatinous, with the exception, occasionally, of the nucleus.

Let it be granted, however, that at first a nucleus of twelve hundred slaves is formed.

This collection will doubtless form the nucleus of a larger museum.

This was the nucleus of the fine collection which since 1812 has been included in the Palace of the Doges.

He laid it before her: she, Lancelot and James were to be the nucleus.

It was torpedo-shaped, or something with a nucleus, at each end of which was a tail.

Cytoplasm: the protoplasm of a cell exclusive of nucleus; the cell body.

I have a few line troops, but I want them as a nucleus for the force.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR NUCLEUS

focal

adjectivepertaining to a focus
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