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enucleate

[ē′nü·klē‚āt]
(cell and molecular biology)
To remove the nucleus from a cell.
(medicine)
To remove an organ or a tumor in its entirety, as an eye from its socket.
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One objection is grounded in the assertion that any act of nuclear transfer in which a "reasonably complete human genome" is placed into an enucleated egg directly mimics conception and must be considered the initiation of a human life.
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Scientists also have the ability to take an unfertilized egg or an enucleated egg, fuse it with a nucleus from any cell of that individual or another individual, and, with an electric shock, induce this fused cell to divide.
to produce a human embryo (as is done in in-vitro fertilization) by fusion of a sperm and an ovum, or by transferring the nucleus into an enucleated human egg (nuclear transfer).
Researchers are experimenting right now to see if new embryonic stem cells could be formed by introducing the nucleus of an adult cell into an already existing enucleated embryonic stem cell, thus bypassing the need to use human eggs.
(39) investigated histological complications in 8 eyes that were enucleated for various reasons following intra-arterial chemotherapy and found foreign material with birefringence index in the blood vessels of 5 of the eyes.
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The enucleated specimen was sent for histopathologic examination which showed stratified squamous epithelium of 5-8 cell layer thickness, with a corrugated parakeratin layer and flat epithelial connective tissue interface.
This is indeed a standard alternative method used to introduce the somatic nucleus into an enucleated egg.
Some histopathologic findings in enucleated eyes, designated as high-risk factors (HRFs), are associated with a greater risk of orbital recurrence and distant metastasis and need adjuvant therapy.