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manchette

[mahn-shet] /mɑnˈʃɛt/
noun
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Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < French: diminutive of manche; see -ette
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  • Nuclear shape is determined by further compaction and by the manchette, a layer of microtubules surrounding the head.

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