Medical Definition of Germ nucleus

1. The smaller nucleus in ciliate protozoans, fully active in inheritance and passed after meiosis to conjugating pairs. Gives rise to the macronucleus or macronuclei. Genes in the micronucleus are not actively transcribed. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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