nucleated

adjective
nu·​cle·​at·​ed | \ˈnü-klē-ˌā-təd, ˈnyü-\
variants: or nucleate \ ˈnü-​klē-​ət , ˈnyü-​ \

Definition of nucleated 

1 : having a nucleus or nuclei nucleated cells

2 usually nucleate : originating or occurring at nuclei nucleate boiling

First Known Use of nucleated

1845, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for nucleated

Latin nucleatus, from nucleus kernel

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nucleated

adjective
nu·​cle·​at·​ed | \ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌāt-əd \
variants: or nucleate \ -​klē-​ət \

Medical Definition of nucleated 

: having a nucleus or nuclei nucleated cells

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