macronucleus definition

  • noun:
    • the more expensive of two nuclei contained in ciliate protozoans, which manages nonreproductive functions of the mobile, such as for instance k-calorie burning.
    • the more expensive associated with the two nuclei contained in ciliate protozoans; it manages the nonreproductive features associated with mobile.
    • A large nucleus which might subdivide into or perhaps replaced by smaller nuclei.

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