internuclear

adjective
in·​ter·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ ˌin-tər-ˈnü-klē-ər How to pronounce internuclear (audio) , -ˈnyü-, nonstandard -kyə-lər \

Definition of internuclear

: situated or extending between nuclei At small internuclear separations, well within the electrons' orbiting radii, the electrons cannot distinguish between the two nuclear centers.— Jack S. Greenberg and Walt Greiner

First Known Use of internuclear

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Internuclear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/internuclear. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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internuclear

adjective
in·​ter·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ ˌint-ər-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər How to pronounce internuclear (audio) \

Medical Definition of internuclear

: situated or occurring between atomic or biological nuclei

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