Synonyms and Antonyms for nucleus

1. nucleus (n.)

a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction

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2. nucleus (n.)

a small group of indispensable persons or things

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3. nucleus (n.)

the positively charged dense center of an atom

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4. nucleus (n.)

any histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord

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5. nucleus (n.)

the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex

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6. nucleus (n.)

(astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail

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