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Anatomy Term: nucleus
XAO ID: 0005038
Synonyms: cell nucleus
Definition: "A membrane-bounded organelle of in which chromosomes are housed and replicated. In most cells, it contains all of the cell's chromosomes except the organellar chromosomes, and is the site of RNA synthesis and processing. In some specialized cell types, RNA metabolism or DNA replication may be absent."
Stage Range: oocyte stage I to death
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Parent(s): cell part (is_a)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY