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anucleate

[ey-noo-klee-it, ey-nyoo-] /eɪˈnu kli ɪt, eɪˈnyu-/
adjective, Cell Biology.
1.
having no nucleus.
Also, anucleated
[ey-noo-klee-ey-tid, ey-nyoo-] /eɪˈnu kliˌeɪ tɪd, eɪˈnyu-/ (Show IPA)
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  • In anucleate cells there is probably only a single process of layer formation round an infinitely small nucleolus.

    Form and Function E. S. (Edward Stuart) Russell

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