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paranucleus

(păr′ə-nōōklē-əs)
n.
  1. An accessory nucleus or small mass of chromatin lying near the nucleus.
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  • In the latter case it is often called the paranucleus or micronucleus.

    A Guide for the Study of Animals

    Worrallo Whitney