from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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


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