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NUCLEUS (Lat. for the kernal of a nut...

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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 845 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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NUCLEUS (Lat. for the kernal of a nut, nux, the stone of fruit), the central portion of things, round which other parts of the same thing or other things collect together. The term is particularly applied to the central mass of protoplasm in a plant or animal cell (see CYTOLOGY).
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