from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. That part of a cell (especially the nucleus) in which its development takes place

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The nucleus of a cell; the germinal or active spot of a cellule, through or in which cell development takes place.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as cytioblast.
  • n. One of the amÅ“biform cells or cell-elements of the cytoblastema of sponges; a cytode of a sponge.
  • n. In cytology: The nucleus of the cell.
  • n. One of the hypothetical units of cell-structure.
  • n. A naked cell; a protoblast.


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