Gametic nucleus

Gametic nucleus --> micronucleus

(Science: cell biology) The smaller nucleus in ciliate protozoans, fully active in inheritance and passed after meiosis to conjugating pairs. Gives rise to the macronucleus or macronuclei. Genes in the micronucleus are not actively transcribed.

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