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Cell nucleus

Introduction: Cell nucleus

Description of Cell nucleus

Cell nucleus: a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction.
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Cell nucleus: defining organelle of the eukaryotic cell; a membrane limited body which contains chromosomes and one or more nucleoli; the nuclear membrane consists of a double unit-type membrane which is perforated by a number of pores; the outermost membrane is continuous with the endoplasmic reticulum.
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Cell nucleus: Within a eukaryotic cell, a membrane-limited body which contains chromosomes and one or more nucleoli (CELL NUCLEOLUS). The nuclear membrane consists of a double unit-type membrane which is perforated by a number of pores; the outermost membrane is continuous with the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM. A cell may contain more than one nucleus. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed).
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Hierarchical classifications of Cell nucleus

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  • cell organ,organelle
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

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