Dictionary.com

nucleolar

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

adjective Cell Biology.
of, relating to, or forming a nucleolus.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of nucleolar

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

OTHER WORDS FROM nucleolar

mul·ti·nu·cle·o·lar, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use nucleolar in a sentence

FEEDBACK