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 (such as a bacterium)

1938

First Known Use of nucleoid

1938


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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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