One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Cell Biology each of two or more nuclei formed by the division of the parent nucleus in mitosis or meiosis.
2Physics a nucleus formed by radioactive decay of another nucleus (the parent).
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edwin Lankester (1814–1874), public health reformer and natural historian.
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