- pertaining to particles within or smaller than an atomic nucleus.
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Matter is made up of subnuclear particles—electrons, protons and the like.The Untouchable
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- of or relating to particles within the nucleus of an atom
- of a lesser level of organization than the nucleus of an atom
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