Medical Definition of Trophic nucleus

1. The larger nucleus (or sometimes nuclei) in ciliate protozoans. Derived from the micronucleus by a process of DNA polytenisation. The DNA in the macronucleus is actively transcribed. The macronucleus degenerates before conjugation. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trophic Nucleus

trophallaxis
tropheal
trophectoderm
trophesic
trophesy
trophi
trophic
trophic cascade
trophic cascades
trophic changes
trophic gangrene
trophic hormone
trophic hormones
trophic level
trophic levels
trophic nucleus (current term)
trophic ulcer
trophic web
trophically
trophicity
trophied
trophies
trophism
tropho-
trophobioses
trophobiosis
trophobiotic
trophoblast
trophoblast protein 1
trophoblastic

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