nucleolus organizer

noun

Definition of nucleolus organizer

: the specific part of a chromosome with which a nucleolus is associated especially during its reorganization after nuclear division

called also nucleolar organizer

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1939, in the meaning defined above

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“Nucleolus organizer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nucleolus%20organizer. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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nucleolus organizer

noun

Medical Definition of nucleolus organizer

: the specific part of a chromosome with which a nucleolus is associated especially during its reorganization after nuclear division

called also nucleolar organizer

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