nucleolar

[noo-klee-uh-ler, nyoo-, noo-klee-oh-, nyoo-]
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adjective Cell Biology.

of, relating to, or forming a nucleolus.

Nearby words

  1. nucleo-,
  2. nucleocapsid,
  3. nucleofugal,
  4. nucleohistone,
  5. nucleoid,
  6. nucleolar satellite,
  7. nucleolate,
  8. nucleolated,
  9. nucleoliform,
  10. nucleoloid

Origin of nucleolar

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

Related formsmul·ti·nu·cle·o·lar, adjective

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