Definition of uninucleate in English:


Syllabification: u·ni·nu·cle·ate
Pronunciation: /ˌyo͞onəˈn(y)o͞oklēit


  • Having a single nucleus.
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    • One nucleus divides in the clamp and the other in the hypha just beneath the clamp, which results in the formation of a binucleate tip cell and uninucleate clamp and subterminal cells.
    • The hyphae lay down double septa and, following cell separation, produce single uninucleate yeast cells that divide by fission and disseminate throughout the body.
    • Only about 15% of viable microspores stayed at the haploid uninucleate or binucleate stages.

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