nucule


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nucule

(ˈnjuːkjuːl)
n
(Botany) a rare word for nutlet
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In this region the zone Xc is represented by a nucule formation (baculite marlite clay).
Stoneworts disperse 'nucules' (Vines, 1878), a zygote surrounded by a layer of gametophytic cells.
The hypothesis is taken to include variants in which 'nucules' (zygotes surrounded by haploid cells) or early embryos are dispersed instead of naked zygotes.