[ noo-klee-uh-ler, nyoo-, noo-klee-oh-, nyoo- ]

adjectiveCell Biology.
  1. of, relating to, or forming a nucleolus.

Origin of nucleolar

First recorded in 1860–65; nucleol(us) + -ar1

Other words from nucleolar

  • mul·ti·nu·cle·o·lar, adjective

Words Nearby nucleolar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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