photonuclear


pho·to·nu·cle·ar

adjective \ˌfō-tō-ˈnü-klē-ər, -ˈnyü-, ÷-kyə-lər\

Definition of PHOTONUCLEAR

:  relating to or caused by the incidence of radiant energy (as gamma rays) on atomic nuclei

First Known Use of PHOTONUCLEAR

1941

pho·to·nu·cle·ar

adjective \ˌfōt-ō-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTONUCLEAR

: relating to or caused by the incidence of radiant energy (as gamma rays) on atomic nuclei

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