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mi·cro·nu·cle·us

 (mī′krō-no͞o′klē-əs, -nyo͞o′-)
n. pl. mi·cro·nu·cle·i (-klē-ī′) or mi·cro·nu·cle·us·es
The smaller of two nuclei in ciliate protozoans that contains genetic material and functions in reproduction.

mi′cro·nu′cle·ar adj.
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micronucleus

(ˌmaɪkrəʊˈnjuːklɪəs)
n, pl -clei (-klɪˌaɪ) or -cleuses
(Zoology) the smaller of two nuclei in ciliated protozoans, involved in reproduction. Compare macronucleus
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mi•cro•nu•cle•us

(ˌmaɪ kroʊˈnu kli əs, -ˈnyu-)

n., pl. -cle•i (-kliˌaɪ)
the smaller of the two types of nuclei in ciliate protozoans, functioning in reproduction.
[1890–95]
mi`cro•nu′cle•ar, adj.
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mi·cro·nu·cle·us

n. micronúcleo, el núcleo más pequeño de una célula que posee más de un núcleo.
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