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arantius' nodule

Nodule

[noj-ool]
Nodule may refer to:

  • Nodule (geology), a small knobbly rock or mineral cluster, such as a manganese nodule
  • Nodule (medicine), a small aggregation of cells
  • Root nodule, an outgrowth formed on the roots of legumes that house symbiotic bacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen and provide it to the plant in exchange for carbon

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