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nucleoid

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noun nu·cle·oid \ˈnü-klē-ˌȯid, ˈnyü-\

Definition of nucleoid

  1. :  the DNA-containing area of a prokaryotic cell (as a bacterium)



1938

First Known Use of nucleoid

1938

Rhymes with nucleoid

adenoid, alkaloid, amoeboid, aneroid, anthropoid, arachnoid, asteroid, Australoid, carcinoid, Caucasoid, celluloid, crystalloid, echinoid, ellipsoid, embryoid, eunuchoid, flavonoid, helicoid, hemorrhoid, hominoid, humanoid, hysteroid, metalloid, Mongoloid, myeloid, nautiloid, null and void, obovoid, opioid, osteoid, overjoyed, paranoid, planetoid, Polaroid, retinoid, rheumatoid, solenoid, Stalinoid, trapezoid, unalloyed, unemployed


Medical Dictionary

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nucleoid

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adjective nu·cle·oid \ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌȯid\

Medical Definition of nucleoid

  1. :  resembling a nucleus




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nucleoid

noun nu·cle·oid

Medical Definition of nucleoid

  1. :  the DNA-containing area of a prokaryotic cell (as a bacterium)




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