Medical Dictionary

nucleation

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noun nu·cle·a·tion \ˌn(y)ü-klē-ˈā-shən\

Medical Definition of nucleation

  1. 1:  the formation of nuclei

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


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