Meaning of PRONUCLEUS in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ (ˌ)prō-ˈnü-klē-əs, -ˈnyü- ]


Etymology: New Latin

Date: 1880

: the haploid nucleus of a male or female gamete (as an egg or sperm) up to the time of fusion with that of another gamete in fertilization

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