multinucleate [mul΄tino͞o′klē it, mul΄ti no͞o′klēāt΄; mul΄tinyo͞o′klē it, mul΄tinyo͞o′klē āt΄]
having more than two nuclei: also multinucleated or multinuclear

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  • Multinucleate — (also multinucleated, coenocytic) cells have more than one nucleus per cell, which is the result of nuclear division not being followed by cytokinesis. As a consequence, multiple nuclei share one common cytoplasm. This can be the consequence of a …   Wikipedia

  • Multinucleate — Mul ti*nu cle*ate, Multinucleated Mul ti*nu cle*a ted, a. (Biol.) Multinuclear. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • multinucleate — adj. [L. multus, many; nucleus, kernel] Pertaining to cells with many nuclei; a coenocyte; polykaric …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • multinucleate — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • multinucleate — adjective having more than one nucleus; multinuclear …   Wiktionary

  • multinucleate — mul·ti·nu·cle·ate n(y)ü klē ət or mul·ti·nu·cle·at·ed klē .āt əd adj having more than two nuclei * * * mul·ti·nu·cle·ate (mul″te nooґkle āt) multinucleated …   Medical dictionary

  • multinucleate — adj. having more than one nucleus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • multinucleate — mul·ti·nucleate …   English syllables

  • multinucleate — adjective having two or more nuclei • Ant: ↑uninucleate • Pertains to noun: ↑nucleus * * * adj. * * * multinūˈclear, multinūˈcleate or multinūˈcleated adjective Having several nuclei • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • multinucleate cell — multinucleate cell. См. многоядерная клетка. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.