nucleation

noun
nu·​cle·​a·​tion | \ ˌn(y)ü-klē-ˈā-shən How to pronounce nucleation (audio) \

Medical Definition of nucleation

1 : the formation of nuclei
2 : the action of a nucleus in starting a process (as condensation, crystallization, or precipitation)

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“Nucleation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nucleation. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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