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Anatomy Term: nucleus
ECAO ID: 0104160
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: mature oocyte stage to undefined
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Parent(s): intracellular part (is_a)


References: NCBO BioPortal , Ontology Lookup Service