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[noo-klee-uh-ler, nyoo-, noo-klee-oh-, nyoo-]
adjective Cell Biology.
  1. of, relating to, or forming a nucleolus.
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Origin of nucleolar

First recorded in 1860–65; nucleol(us) + -ar1
Related formsmul·ti·nu·cle·o·lar, adjective
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Historical Examples of nucleolar

  • The nuclei in the yolk are knobbed bodies divided by a sponge work of septa into a number of areas each with a nucleolar body.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1

    Francis Maitland Balfour