Nucleus

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Nucleus (plural nuclei) is a Latin word for the seed inside a fruit. It most often refers to:

  • Atomic nucleus, the very dense central region of an atom
  • Cell nucleus, a central organelle of a eukaryotic cell, containing most of the cell's DNA

Nucleus may also refer to:

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  • Cell nucleus, a central organelle of a eukaryotic cell, containing most of the cell's DNA
  • Nucleus (neuroanatomy), a cluster of cell bodies of neurons in the central nervous system
  • Nucleus that forms in the eye in nuclear sclerosis (early cataracts)
  • Nucleus, a scientific journal concerned with the cell nucleus; published by Taylor & Francis
  • Nucleus, a small colony of honeybees, induced to raise a new queen by the beekeeper

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