multinucleated

adjective
mul·​ti·​nu·​cle·​at·​ed | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈnü-klē-ˌā-təd How to pronounce multinucleated (audio) , -ˌtī-, -ˈnyü- \
variants: or less commonly multinucleate \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈnü-​klē-​ət How to pronounce multinucleate (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ , -​ˈnyü-​ \

Definition of multinucleated

: having more than two nuclei a multinucleated macrophage multinucleated muscle fibers — compare binucleate, uninucleate

First Known Use of multinucleated

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Multinucleated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multinucleated. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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