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nucleus

noun [C]  /ˈnu·kli·əs/ ( plural nuclei  /ˈnu·kliˌɑɪ/) us  
the central part of something People or things that form the nucleus of something are the most important part of it: These two people will form the nucleus of a new management team to promote sales in South America. physics A nucleus is the central part of an atom. biology A nucleus is the central part of a cell that controls its growth.
Translations of “nucleus”
in Korean 핵, (세포)핵…
in Arabic نَواة…
in French noyau, nucléus…
in Turkish atom çekirdeğinin merkezi, nükleon, bir şeyin/bir fikrin çekirdeği/özü/esası…
in Italian nucleo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原子核, 細胞核…
in Russian ядро…
in Polish jądro, trzon…
in Spanish núcleo…
in Portuguese núcleo…
in German der Kern…
in Catalan nucli…
in Japanese 原子核, 細胞核…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原子核, 细胞核…
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