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binucleate

Syllabification: bi·nu·cle·ate
Pronunciation: /bīˈn(y)o͞oclēit, -ˌāt
 
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Definition of binucleate in English:

adjective

Having two nuclei.
Example sentences
  • A remarkable paper by Prokofyeva-Belgovskaya, pointing out a difference between mother and daughter chromosomes in binucleate cells.
  • The incidence of micronucleated cells was recorded by scoring 500 binucleate cells with intact cytoplasm.
  • The rise in the percentage of binucleate cells during this time indicated that the loss of uninucleate cells was due to nuclear division.

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