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nucleoid

noun nu·cle·oid \ˈnü-klē-ˌid, ˈnyü-\

Definition of NUCLEOID

:  the DNA-containing area of a prokaryotic cell (as a bacterium)
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First Known Use of NUCLEOID

1938

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