nucleon

noun nu·cle·on \ ˈnü-klē-ˌän , ˈnyü- \

Definition of nucleon

1 : a proton or neutron especially in the atomic nucleus
2 : a hypothetical single entity with one-half unit of isospin that can manifest itself as either a proton or a neutron

nucleonic

play \ˌnü-klē-ˈä-nik, ˌnyü-\ adjective

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nucleon

noun nu·cle·on \ ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌän \

medical Definition of nucleon

: a nuclear particle:
a : proton
b : neutron

nucleonic

play \ˌn(y)ü-klē-ˈän-ik\ adjective

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