[ noo-klee-oid, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu kliˌɔɪd, ˈnyu- /
the central region in a prokaryotic cell, as a bacterium, that contains the chromosomes and that has no surrounding membrane.
resembling a nucleus.
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Medicine definitions for nucleoid
[ nōō′klē-oid′ ]
nuclear inclusion body
Resembling a nucleolus.
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