internuclear

adjective in·ter·nu·cle·ar \ ˌin-tər-ˈnü-klē-ər , -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

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internuclear

adjective in·ter·nu·cle·ar \ ˌint-ər-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ər \

medical Definition of internuclear

: situated or occurring between atomic or biological nuclei

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