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a combining form representing nucleus, nuclear, or nucleic acid in compound words: nucleoprotein.
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British Dictionary definitions for nucleo-
before a vowel nucle-
nucleus or nuclearnucleoplasm
Word Origin for nucleo-
from Latin nucleus kernel, from nux nut
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Medical definitions for nucleo-
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