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noun mi·cro·nu·cle·us \ˌmī-krō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-əs\

Definition of MICRONUCLEUS

:  a minute nucleus; specifically :  one regarded as primarily concerned with reproductive and genetic functions in most ciliated protozoans—compare macronucleus
March 27, 2015
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