nucleolar

nucleolar

[noo-klee-uh-ler, nyoo-, noo-klee-oh-, nyoo-]
adjective Cell Biology.
of, pertaining to, or forming a nucleolus.

Origin:
1860–65; nucleol(us) + -ar1

multinucleolar, adjective
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nucleolus (ˌnjuːklɪˈəʊləs)
 
n , pl -li
Also called: nucleole a small rounded body within a resting nucleus that contains RNA and proteins and is involved in the production of ribosomes
 
[C19: from Latin, diminutive of nucleus]
 
nucle'olar
 
adj
 
'nucleolate
 
adj
 
'nucleolated
 
adj

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