Enucleate



[verb ih-noo-klee-eyt, ih-nyoo-; adjective ih-noo-klee-it, -eyt, ih-nyoo-] /verb ɪˈnu kliˌeɪt, ɪˈnyu-; adjective ɪˈnu kli ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ɪˈnyu-/

verb (used with object), enucleated, enucleating.
1.
Biology. to deprive of the nucleus.
2.
to remove (a kernel, tumor, eyeball, etc.) from its enveloping cover.
3.
Archaic. to bring out; disclose; explain.
adjective
4.
having no nucleus.
verb (transitive) (ɪˈnjuːklɪˌeɪt)
1.
(biology) to remove the nucleus from (a cell)
2.
(surgery) to remove (a tumour or other structure) from its capsule without rupturing it
3.
(archaic) to explain or disclose
adjective (ɪˈnjuːklɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
4.
(of cells) deprived of their nuclei

enucleate e·nu·cle·ate (ĭ-nōō’klē-āt’, ĭ-nyōō’-)
v. e·nu·cle·at·ed, e·nu·cle·at·ing, e·nu·cle·ates

adj. (-ĭt, -āt’)
Lacking a nucleus.e·nu’cle·a’tion n.

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