Medical Definition of Trophonucleus

1. The larger nucleus (or sometimes nuclei) in ciliate protozoans. Derived from the micronucleus by a process of DNA polytenisation. The DNA in the macronucleus is actively transcribed. The macronucleus degenerates before conjugation. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trophonucleus

trophochromatin
trophochromidia
trophocyte
trophoderm
trophodermatoneurosis
trophodynamics
trophological
trophology
trophonema
trophoneurosis
trophoneurotic
trophoneurotic atrophy
trophoneurotic leprosy
trophont
trophonts
trophonucleus (current term)
trophophyte
trophophytes
trophoplast
trophosomal
trophosome
trophosomes
trophospongia
trophotaxis
trophotherapy
trophotropic
trophotropic zone of Hess
trophotropism

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