nucleopetal

[ nōō′klē-ŏpĭ-tl ]

adj.

Moving within the cell body in a direction toward the nucleus.
Moving in a direction toward a nerve nucleus. Used of a nerve impulse.

Nearby words

  1. nucleolonema,
  2. nucleolus,
  3. nucleon,
  4. nucleon number,
  5. nucleonics,
  6. nucleophile,
  7. nucleophilic,
  8. nucleoplasm,
  9. nucleoprotein,
  10. nucleorrhexis


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