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nu·cle·o·lus

 (no͞o-klē′ə-ləs, nyo͞o-)
n. pl. nu·cle·o·li (-lī′)
A small body in the nucleus of a cell that contains protein and RNA and is the site for the synthesis of ribosomal RNA and for the formation of ribosomal subunits.

[New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of nucleus, kernel; see nucleus.]

nu·cle′o·lar (-lər) adj.

nucleolus

(ˌnjuːklɪˈəʊləs)
n, pl -li (-laɪ)
(Biology) a small rounded body within a resting nucleus that contains RNA and proteins and is involved in the production of ribosomes. Also called: nucleole
[C19: from Latin, diminutive of nucleus]
ˌnucleˈolar, ˈnucleoˌlate, ˈnucleoˌlated adj

nu•cle•o•lus

(nuˈkli ə ləs, nyu-)

n., pl. -li (-ˌlaɪ)
a small, rounded body within the cell nucleus, functioning in ribosome manufacture.
[1835–45; < Late Latin: small kernel =nucle(us) kernel (see nucleus) + -olus -ole1]
nu•cle′o•lar, adj.

nu·cle·o·lus

(no͞o-klē′ə-ləs)
A usually round structure located in the nucleus of a cell and involved in the formation of ribosomes, the sites of protein synthesis in cells.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nucleolus - a small round body of protein in a cell nucleusnucleolus - a small round body of protein in a cell nucleus; such organelles contain RNA and are involved in protein synthesis
cell nucleus, karyon, nucleus - a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
cell organ, cell organelle, organelle - a specialized part of a cell; analogous to an organ; "the first organelle to be identified was the nucleus"
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nu·cle·o·lus

n. nucléolo, pequeña estructura esférica en el núcleo celular.