nucleo-

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed from nucleus, from Latin nucleus (kernel, core), a diminutive of nux (nut).

Prefix[edit]

nucleo-

  1. Forming words pertaining to nuclei.
  1. (biochemistry, cytology) Forming words pertaining to the cell nucleus or to nucleic acid.
  2. (physics) Forming words pertaining to atomic nuclei.

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