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extranuclear

[ek-struh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler] /ˌɛk strəˈnu kli ər, -ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər/
adjective, Cell Biology.
1.
pertaining to or affecting the parts of a cell outside the nucleus.
Origin of extranuclear
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; extra- + nuclear
Pronunciation note
See nuclear.
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British Dictionary definitions for extranuclear

extranuclear

/ˌɛkstrəˈnjuːklɪə/
adjective
1.
(biology) situated or occurring in part of a cell outside the nucleus
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