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Pronunciation: nu'kle-o-his'ton

Definition: A complex of histone and deoxyribonucleic acid, the form in which the latter is usually found in the nuclei of cells; nucleohistone may be viewed as a salt between the basic protein and the acidic nucleic acid.

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