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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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In each brain studied, the volume of nucleus rotandus and red nucleus was determined on the right and left sides.
FinancialForce.com premieres on the Nucleus Research ERP Value Matrix in the Leaders' quadrant based on strong usability and solid functionality to deliver value to its customers," said Rebecca Wettemann, vice president of research at Nucleus Research.
13 -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, has announced CE mark approval for Nucleus 6, its next generation cochlear implant sound processor.
(NASDAQ: MENT) has announced a solution to design network-based devices for machine-to-machine and smart energy applications with the latest release of the mentor embedded nucleus real time operating system platform.
CRC Information Systems, Scottsdale, AZ, USA, has announced that its MIS/ERP system Nucleus is fully compatible with the latest Microsoft operating system, Windows 7.
Accelerated Technology's Nucleus[R] USB Modem Communication Class Driver--an extension to its Nucleus USB software--helps embedded developers migrate legacy modem applications, and to build new devices that use the USB standard as a connection medium.
This new 23-gauge cannula (K7-5462) has been designed to perform micro incision nucleus division using the HydroChop technique.
The enhancement factor of a million observed in the 1980s in compound nucleus parity violating observables stimulated great interest in searching for time reversal violation.
Such "therapeutic cloning" produces embryonic stem cells with genes that are virtually identical to those of the person who donated the adult cell's nucleus. Tissues and cells produced this way would not be rejected by the donor's immune system and thus would be perfect transplants for the donor.
Through more than 20 years of innovation, Cochlear has improved hearing performance for Nucleus 22 recipients from an average of 13% speech understanding of sentences to nearly 80% today.
Hwang cut a small hole in a woman's egg and gently squeezed out its nucleus, which holds a cell's DNA.
It is possible to distinguish certain contextual causes as more rudimentary and hence, necessary for the emergence of any kind of scientific activity; we shall refer to such necessary elements as 'nucleus contextual causes'.
The annulus is like the doughy part of the doughnut, which holds a jelly-like substance called nucleus pulposus.
In this technology, an egg cell donated by a woman -- not a new embryo, but a cell with no full human genome and no chance of becoming a person -- would have its nucleus removed and a nucleus from a patient put in its place.
The process would work by inserting the nucleus of an adult's cell (which has 46 chromosomes) into a female egg, with its 23 chromosomes.
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