Definition of Polynuclear

1. a. Containing many nuclei.

Definition of Polynuclear

1. Adjective. (biology) having multiple nuclei ¹

2. Adjective. (chemistry) polycyclic ¹

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Definition of Polynuclear

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Polynuclear

1. Containing many nuclei. Origin: Poly- + nuclear. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polynuclear

polynomial equation
polynomial function
polynomial functions
polynomial time
polynuclear (current term)
polynucleotide 5'-hydroxyl-kinase
polynucleotide 5'-phosphatase
polynucleotide adenylyltransferase
polynucleotide ligases
polynucleotide methylases
polynucleotide methyltransferases
polynucleotide phosphorylase

Literary usage of Polynuclear

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1. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1908)
"(a) A polynuclear cell with the protoplasm (but not the nucleus) of a ... The polynuclear cell shows the stretched, split appearance often seen as the ..."

2. Niosh Manual of Analytical Methods: Sampling and Analytical Methods for edited by Peter M. Eller (1994)
"... soluble compounds, 7056 Barium in urine, see METALS in urine, 8310 B[b]F, see see polynuclear AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (HPLC), 5506; 5515 (GO Benzaldehyde, ..."

3. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopic and Chemical Methods by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"polynuclear eosinophilic hyperleukocytosis. 2b. polynuclear eosinophilic ... polynuclear Neutrophilic Hyperleukocytosis.—This is the most common form of ..."

4. A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis by Means of Microscopical and Chemical by Charles Edmund Simon (1904)
"Exceptionally it may be associated with a polynuclear eosinophilia, as well as with a lymphocytosis; but as a general rule both eosinophiles and lymphocytes ..."

5. Histology of the Blood: Normal and Pathological by Paul Ehrlich, Adolf Lazarus, W. Myers, German Sims Woodhead (1900)
"This standpoint had to be abandoned, when Ehrlich shewed that it is chiefly the emigration of the polynuclear neutrophil cells, which brings about ..."

6. Surgical Diagnosis by Alexander Bryan Johnson (1911)
"A relative increase in the polynuclear cells with little or no ... With a polynuclear percentage below seventy neither pus nor gangrene is to he expected. ..."

7. A Text-book on the Practice of Gynecology: For Practitioners and Students by William Easterly Ashton (1907)
"With a polynuclear percentage below 70 and a leukocytosis of a'ny grade there is ... With an increased polynuclear percentage and little or no leukocytosis ..."

8. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1908)
"of the same type of cells around the sweat glands. There were no young connective-tissue cells, epithelioid cells, plasma cells, nor polynuclear leucocytes. ..."

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