nucleoid

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EtymologyEdit

nucleo- +‎ -oid; thus "like a nucleus".

NounEdit

nucleoid (plural nucleoids)

  1. (microbiology) The irregularly-shaped region within a prokaryote cell where the genetic material is localized

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Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 11:51