nuclein

noun

nu·​cle·​in ˈnü-klē-ən How to pronounce nuclein (audio)
ˈnyü-

Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of nuclein was in 1871

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“Nuclein.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nuclein. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

nuclein

noun

nu·​cle·​in ˈn(y)ü-klē-ən How to pronounce nuclein (audio)

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