[pol-ee-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler]
- having many nuclei.
Also pol·y·nu·cle·ate [pol-ee-noo-klee-it, -eyt, -nyoo-] /ˌpɒl iˈnu kli ɪt, -ˌeɪt, -ˈnyu-/.
Origin of polynuclear
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- having many nuclei; multinuclear
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