resting nucleus

noun

Medical Definition of resting nucleus

: a cell nucleus when not undergoing the process of division (as by mitosis)

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“Resting nucleus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/resting%20nucleus. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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