nucleolar

[ noo-klee-uh-ler, nyoo-, noo-klee-oh-, nyoo- ]
/ nuˈkli ə lər, nyu-, ˌnu kliˈoʊ-, ˌnyu- /

adjective Cell Biology.

of, relating to, or forming a nucleolus.

Origin of nucleolar

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

Related forms

mul·ti·nu·cle·o·lar, adjective
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