nucleoid

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nucleoid

[′nü·klē‚ȯid]
(cell and molecular biology)
A discrete region within mitochondria, chloroplasts, and prokaryotes that contain molecules of deoxyribonucleic acid.
(virology)
The ribonucleic acid (RNA) core that is enveloped by a protein capsid in RNA tumor viruses.