nucleoplasm

noun

nu·​cle·​o·​plasm ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌpla-zəm How to pronounce nucleoplasm (audio)
ˈnyü-
: the protoplasm of a nucleus
nucleoplasmic adjective

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nucleoplasm was in 1882

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“Nucleoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nucleoplasm. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

nucleoplasm

noun
nu·​cleo·​plasm
ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌplaz-əm
: the fluidlike substance in the nucleus of a cell in which the nucleolus and chromatin are suspended

Medical Definition

nucleoplasm

noun
nu·​cleo·​plasm ˈn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˌplaz-əm How to pronounce nucleoplasm (audio)
: the protoplasm of a nucleus
especially : nuclear sap
nucleoplasmatic adjective
or nucleoplasmic

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