Definition of Nucleosynthesis

1. Noun. (astronomy) the cosmic synthesis of atoms more complex than the hydrogen atom.

Category relationships: Astronomy, Uranology
Generic synonyms: Synthesis



Definition of Nucleosynthesis

1. Noun. (physics astronomy) Any of several processes that lead to the synthesis of heavier atomic nuclei. ¹

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Definition of Nucleosynthesis

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nucleosynthesis

nucleoside q
nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor
nucleoside triphosphate
nucleoside triphosphate-adenylate kinase
nucleosides
nucleoskeletal
nucleoskeletal DNA
nucleoskeleton
nucleoskeletons
nucleosol
nucleosomal
nucleosome
nucleosomes
nucleospindle
nucleosyntheses
nucleosynthesis (current term)
nucleosynthetic
nucleotidase
nucleotidases
nucleotide
nucleotide binding fold
nucleotide deaminases
nucleotide deletion
nucleotide mapping
nucleotide pair
nucleotide phosphotransferase
nucleotide pyrophosphate transferase
nucleotides
nucleotidic
nucleotidyltransferase

Literary usage of Nucleosynthesis

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

1. First Workshop on Grand Unification: New England Center, University of New by Paul H. Frampton, Sheldon L. Glashow, Asim Yildiz (1980)
"Their influence on the outcome of primordial nucleosynthesis is reviewed in the ... RELIC NEUTRINOS AND PRIMORDIAL nucleosynthesis As the early universe ..."

2. Abstracts of the Eighth International Conference on Geochronology by Marvin A. Lanphere, G. Brent Dalrymple, Brent D. Turrin (1994)
"One of them, which comprises the bulk solar system material, is considered to be made of the well-homogenized ashes of many nucleosynthesis events. ..."

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