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Within science nucleus refer primarily to: atomic nuclei, cell nuclei, or nuclei of the brain or spinal cord.

Nucleus (pl: nuclei) is a Latin word for the seed inside a fruit. It may refer to:

Science, technology, and mathematics[edit]



  • 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, a scientific journal concerned with the cell nucleus; published by Taylor & Francis

Computer systems[edit]



Other sciences[edit]

Arts and media[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Nucleus (advocacy group), a UK-European political advocacy campaign organisation
  • Nucleus Limited, an Australian medical research company, taken over by Pacific Dunlop in 1988
  • NuCLEus, a proposed 54-story mixed use building in Cleveland, Ohio, US

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