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Synonyms for nucleus

Synonyms for nucleus

a source of further growth and development

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the positively charged dense center of an atom

a small group of indispensable persons or things

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(astronomy) the center of the head of a comet

any histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord

the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex

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McDevitt and colleagues [57] found that 5-HT1B over-expression in the caudal dorsal raphe nucleus reduced expression of conditioned fear and depression-like behavior; they also found that systemic administration of the 5-HT1B agonist CP-94,253 reduced freezing.
Stressor controllability and learned helplessness: The roles of the dorsal raphe nucleus, serotonin, and corticotropin-releasing factor.
Serotonergic systems, anxiety, and affective disorder: focus on the dorsomedial part of the dorsal raphe nucleus.
Lower brainstem catecholamine afferents to the rat dorsal raphe nucleus.