bi·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈnü-klē-ər, -ˈnyü-, ÷-ˈnü-kyə- \
variants: or binucleate \ (ˌ)bī-​ˈnü-​klē-​ət How to pronounce binucleate (audio) , -​ˈnyü-​ \ or binucleated \ (ˌ)bī-​ˈnü-​klē-​ˌā-​təd How to pronounce binucleated (audio) , -​ˈnyü-​ \

Definition of binuclear

: having two nuclei

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First Known Use of binuclear

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for binuclear

bi- entry 1 + nuclear or nucleate or nucleated

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“Binuclear.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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