[adjective noo-klee-it, -eyt, nyoo-; verb noo-klee-eyt, nyoo-]
- having a nucleus.
- to form (something) into a nucleus.
- to form a nucleus.
Origin of nucleate
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Examples from the Web for nucleated
The great majority of the protists have the appearance of real, nucleated cells.The Wonders of Life
Protoplasm, simple or nucleated, is the formal basis of all life.
The red blood corpuscles of the rabbit, it may be added, are nucleated for a considerable portion of embryonic life.Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata
H. G. Wells
The organized kosmos is the germ, kernel or central, nucleated mass, enduring in a state of becoming.The Mystery of Space
Robert T. Browne
In the one case the red blood corpuscles are round, and without a nucleus; in the other they are oval and nucleated.Legal Lore
- having a nucleus
- to form a nucleus
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- Having a nucleus or nuclei.
- To form into a nucleus.
- To serve or act as a nucleus for.
- To provide a nucleus for.
- A salt of a nucleic acid.
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