polynuclear

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poly·nu·cle·ar

adjective \ˌpä-lē-ˈnü-klē-ər, -ˈnyü-, ÷-kyə-lər\

Definition of POLYNUCLEAR

:  chemically polycyclic especially with respect to the benzene ring —used chiefly of aromatic hydrocarbons that are important as pollutants and possibly as carcinogens

Origin of POLYNUCLEAR

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1908

poly·nu·cle·ar

adjective \ˌpäl-i-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POLYNUCLEAR

: chemically polycyclic especially with respect to the benzene ring

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