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pl. nuclei [L., nucleus, kernel]
1. A central point about which things are clustered.
2. The organelle in a eukaryotic cell that contains the chromosomes.
SYN: SEE: cell nucleus
3. In the central nervous system, a group of neuronal cell bodies that are clustered together and form a coherent demarcated mass in stained brain sections. SEE: 4. Atomic nucleus.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Nucleus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/nucleus.
Nucleus. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/nucleus. Accessed June 3, 2023.
Nucleus. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/nucleus
Nucleus [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 03]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/nucleus.
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