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polynuclear

adjective poly·nu·cle·ar \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
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Origin of POLYNUCLEAR

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1908
Medical Dictionary

polynuclear

adjective poly·nu·cle·ar \ˌpäl-i-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər\

Medical Definition of POLYNUCLEAR

:  chemically polycyclic especially with respect to the benzene ring

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