Complete Definition of "nucleus"

was wotd|2006|August|26
English
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Etymology
From L. term|nucleus||kernel|langla derived from term|nux||nut|langla.

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/ËnjuË.kli.És/, SAMPA|/"nju:[email protected]/
a|GenAm? IPA|/ËnuËkliÉs/, SAMPA|/"nu:[email protected]/
audio|en-us-nucleus.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|plnuclei|pl2nucleuses

  1. context|chemistry|physics The massive, positively charged central part of an atom made up of protons and neutrons.
  2. cytology A large organelle found in cells which contains genetic material.
  3. The central part (of something), round which others are collected.
  4. An initial part that will receive additions.

#: This collection will form the nucleus of a new library.

  1. neuroanatomy A cluster of many neuronal bodies where synapsing occurs.

Derived terms
top2
nuclear
nuclease
nucleate
mid2
nucleic acid
nucleon
anucleate

Translations
trans-top|physics: massive, positively charged core of an atom
Czech: t-|cs|jádro|n
Finnish: t+|fi|ydin
Greek: t|el|ÏÏÏήναÏ|m|trpyrínas|scGrek
Japanese: t+|ja|åå­æ ¸|scJpan (t|ja|ããããã|trgenshikaku|sc=Jpan)
trans-mid
Polish: t|pl|jÄdro|n
Russian: t+|ru|ÑдÑо|n|trjadró|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|núcleo|m
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trans-top|cytology: large organelle found in cells
Finnish: t+|fi|tuma
Greek: t|el|ÏÏÏήναÏ|m|trpyrínas|scGrek
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|ÑдÑо|n|trjadró|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|núcleo|m
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trans-top|central part of something
Finnish: t+|fi|ydin
Greek: t|el|ÏÏÏήναÏ|m|trpyrínas|scGrek
Japanese: t+|ja|æ ¸|scJpan (t+|ja|ãã|trkaku|sc=Jpan)
trans-mid
Polish: t|pl|jÄdro|n
Russian: t+|ru|ÑдÑо|n|trjadró|scCyrl, t+|ru|ÑенÑÑ|m|trcentr|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|núcleo|m
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trans-top|initial part which will receive additions
Finnish: t+|fi|ydin
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|ÑдÑо|n|trjadró|scCyrl
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trans-top|neuroanatomy: cluster of many neuronal bodies
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|ÑдÑо|n|trjadró|scCyrl
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ttbc-top
ttbc|Breton: derc'han m -où p
ttbc|Chinese: åå­æ ¸(1)
ttbc|Dutch: kern m, atoomkern m
ttbc|German: Nukleus m, Kern m, Atomkern m (atomic), Zellkern m (cell)
ttbc|Icelandic: kjarni m
ttbc|Interlingua: nucleo
ttbc|Italian: nucleo m
ttbc|Kurdish: t|ku|navok f, t|ku|navik f, t|ku|kakil f
ttbc-mid
ttbc|Malaysian: nuklues
ttbc|Norwegian: kjærne m
ttbc|Portuguese: núcleo m
ttbc|Romanian: nucleu n
ttbc|Scottish Gaelic: cridhe m, eitean m
ttbc|Swedish: kärna c (1,3) cellkärna c (2)
ttbc|Urdu: ÙØ±Ú©Ø²Û (markazzah) m
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See also
pedialite|Atomic nucleus
pedialite|Cell nucleus
pedialite|Comet
pedialite|Nucleus (neuroanatomy)
pedialite|Nucleus (linguistics)

Category:English nouns with irregular plurals


Latin

Etymology
From term|nux||nut|lang=la.

Noun
la-noun|nucleus|nuclei|nuclei|m|second

  1. kernel

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