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Glossary Term Nucleus
Definition The organelle in a eukaryotic cell that contains the chromosomes. In most types of eukaryotic cells, the nucleus breaks down as chromosomes condense during cell division. See the Figure at NHGRI.

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last database update
08/19/2014
MGI 5.19
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