anucleate

[ ey-noo-klee-it, ey-nyoo- ]
/ eɪˈnu kli ɪt, eɪˈnyu- /

adjective Cell Biology.

having no nucleus.

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Also a·nu·cle·at·ed [ey-noo-klee-ey-tid, ey-nyoo-] /eɪˈnu kliˌeɪ tɪd, eɪˈnyu-/.

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Example sentences from the Web for anucleate

  • 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