Definitions for "Nucleoid"
The DNA-containing region of a prokaryotic cell.
resembling a nucleus. the region in a procaryotic cell where the dna is located. although frequently diffuse, sometimes the dna is sufficiently contracted so that a defined region can be detected.
Equivalent to the nucleus of bacteria, in the absence of a nuclear membrane.
A compact body within a bacterium containing the genome.
The compact body that contains the genome in a bacterium.
Keywords:  dense, area
a dense area in