nucle-

combining form

Definition of nucle-

  1. 1 :  nucleus <nucleoplasm>

  2. 2 :  nucleic acid <nucleoprotein>

Variants of nucle-

or

nucleo-

Origin and Etymology of nucle-

French nuclé-, nucléo-, from New Latin nucleus


Medical Dictionary

nucle-

combining form

Medical Definition of nucle-

  1. 1:  nucleus <nucleon> <nucleoplasm>

  2. 2:  nucleic acid <nucleoprotein>

Variants of nucle-

or

nucleo-


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