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(noo′klē-ī″) 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.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Nucleus." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/preoptic_nucleus.
Nucleus. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/preoptic_nucleus. Accessed August 25, 2019.
Nucleus. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/preoptic_nucleus
Nucleus [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 August 25]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/744615/all/preoptic_nucleus.
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