Definition of Nuclei

1. Noun. (plural of nucleus) ¹

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Definition of Nuclei

1. nucleus [n] - See also: nucleus

Medical Definition of Nuclei

1. Plural of nucleus. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nuclei

nucleate endonuclease
nuclei (current term)
nuclei anteriores thalami
nuclei arcuati
nuclei basales
nuclei cochleares
nuclei corporis mamillaris
nuclei nervi cochlearis
nuclei nervi vestibulocochlearis
nuclei nervorum cranialium
nuclei of cranial nerves
nuclei of mamillary body
nuclei of origin
nuclei originis
nuclei parabrachiales

Literary usage of Nuclei

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1907)
"nuclei.—The author remarks that the experiments described all refer to air, from which the ordinary or Aitken nuclei have been removed by filtration. ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"11 has lately been shown that there is a fusion of nuclei in connexion with ascus formation, so that there can be no doubt of the position of this ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"These nuclei, so called, are always surrounded by a small amount of cytoplasm. ... One group of the nuclei, which resembles in structure as well as in shape ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"These nuclei, so called, are always surrounded by a small amount of cytoplasm. These facts led the writer to a systematic study of these structures in order ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"The Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of the Enumeration of the nuclei of Neutrophilic Leukocytes and their Relative Phagocytic Power. ..."

6. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The remaining " distinct " nuclei are those of various cranial nerves : One of ... The nuclei of the auditory nerve are also prolonged upward into the pons. ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The number of nuclei produced under identical conditions of agitation varies with the violence of the agitation and the bulk of solution used, ..."

8. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1905)
"Two nuclei in nearly the same zone must feed upon the same belt of planetesimals, and must mutually interfere with one another's growth. ..."

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