nucleoid

noun nu·cle·oid \ ˈnü-klē-ˌȯid , ˈnyü- \

Definition of nucleoid

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

First Known Use of nucleoid

1938

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nucleoid

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

medical Definition of nucleoid

: resembling a nucleus

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nucleoid

noun

medical Definition of nucleoid

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

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