nuclear atom

noun

Medical Definition of nuclear atom

: a conceptual model of the atom developed by Ernest Rutherford in which a small positively charged nucleus is surrounded by planetary electrons

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“Nuclear atom.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nuclear%20atom. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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