subnuclear


adjective

pertaining to particles within or smaller than an atomic nucleus.
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Examples from the Web for subnuclear

  • Matter is made up of subnuclear particles—electrons, protons and the like.

    The Untouchable|Stephen A. Kallis

British Dictionary definitions for subnuclear

subnuclear
/ (sʌbˈnjuːklɪə) /

adjective

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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