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  • noun

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Synonyms for nucleus

a source of further growth and development

Synonyms for nucleus

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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Cells of the arcuate nucleus and ventromedial nucleus of the ovariectomized ewe that respond to estrogen: A study using Fos immunohistochemistry.
The most profound difference was in the binding of serotonin in the arcuate nucleus, which was roughly 50% lower in the SIDS cases.
The modest reduction of long-chain acyl-CoAs within the arcuate nucleus (ARC) would increase the expression of both agouti-related peptide (AgRP) and neuropeptide Y (NPY) and enhance feed intake (Obici et al.
Nerve cells in the arcuate nucleus aren't the only players in eating and satiety, Schwartz notes, "but they seem especiallyimportant in terms of processing inputs from signals in the blood that are informing the brain about how much body fat mass there is.
Arnold 1:45 EFFECTS OF METHAMPHETAMINE ON MICROGLIA ACTIVATION AND DOPAMINERGIC NEURONS IN THE ARCUATE NUCLEUS **, Rick L.
Like aspartame, MSG destroys the arcuate nucleus, and that creates leptin resistance.