[foh-toh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler]
- of, relating to, or caused by the collision of high-energy photons with the nucleus of an atom.
Origin of photonuclear
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- physics of or concerned with a nuclear reaction caused by a photon