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micronucleus

mi·cro·nu·cle·us

micronucleus

pronunciation:
maI kro nu kli s
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part of speech: noun
inflections: micronuclei, micronucleuses
definition: the smaller of two kinds of nuclei that are found in certain protozoans and that are associated with genetics and reproduction.
derivation: micronuclear (adj.)