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Nucleolus

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Nucleolusn. [L., a little nut, dim. of nucleus.].
  •  A little nucleus.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A small rounded body contained in the nucleus of a cell or a protozoan.  [1913 Webster]
    " It was termed by Agassiz the entoblast. In the protozoa, where it may be situated on one side of the nucleus, it is sometimes called the endoplastule, and is supposed to be concerned in the male part of the reproductive process. See Nucleus."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Nucleolus, n. (pl. nucleoli) a small dense spherical structure within a non-dividing nucleus.

Derivative
nucleolar adj.
Etymology
LL, dimin. of L nucleus: see NUCLEUS

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Nucleolus

Middle

N middle, midst, mediety, mean, medium, middle term, center &c, mid-course, mezzo termine, juste milieu, halfway house, nave, navel, omphalos, nucleus, nucleolus, equidistance, bisection, half distance, equator, diaphragm, midriff, intermediate, middle, medial, mesial, mean, mid, median, average, middlemost, midmost, mediate, intermediate, equidistant, central, mediterranean, equatorial, homocentric, in the middle, midway, halfway, midships, amidships, in medias res.

Centrality

N centrality, centricalness, center, middle, focus, core, kernel, nucleus, nucleolus, heart, pole axis, bull's eye, nave, navel, umbilicus, backbone, marrow, pith, vertebra, vertebral column, hotbed, concentration, centralization, symmetry, center of gravity, center of pressure, center of percussion, center of oscillation, center of buoyancy, metacenter, central, centrical, middle, azygous, axial, focal, umbilical, concentric, middlemost, rachidian, spinal, vertebral, middle, midst, centrally.


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