paranucleus

noun para·nucleus \"+\

Definition of paranucleus

plural

paranuclei

  1. 1 :  an accessory or additional nucleus or body resembling a nucleus in a cell

  2. 2 :  one of the nuclei derived from polar bodies that function in the insect trophamnion

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Origin and Etymology of paranucleus

New Latin, from 1para- + nucleus


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