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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] nucleus (kernel) derived from nux (nut).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
nucleus

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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The massive, positively charged central part of an atom made up of protons and neutrons.
  2. (cytology) A large organelle found in cells which contains genetic material.
  3. The central part (of something), round which others are collected.
  4. An initial part that will receive additions.
    This collection will form the nucleus of a new library.
  5. (neuroanatomy) A cluster of many neuronal bodies where synapsing occurs.

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Latin

Etymology

From nux (nut).

Noun

nucleus (genitive nuclei); m, second declension

  1. kernel

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