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.

pertaining to or affecting the parts of a cell outside the nucleus.

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Origin of extranuclear

First recorded in 1885–90; extra- + nuclear

pronunciation note for extranuclear

See nuclear.
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British Dictionary definitions for extranuclear

extranuclear
/ (ˌɛkstrəˈnjuːklɪə) /

adjective

biology situated or occurring in part of a cell outside the nucleus
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