the double membrane surrounding the nucleus within a cell.
nuclear membrane n.
The double-layered membrane enclosing the nucleus of a cell. Also called nuclear envelope.
See nuclear envelope.
- Nuclear ophthalmoplegia
nuclear ophthalmoplegia n. Ophthalmoplegia due to a lesion of the nuclei of origin of the motor nerves of the eye.
- Nuclear option
noun 1. the use of or power to use nuclear weapons 2. the use of or power to use a measure considered to be particularly drastic: the nuclear option of a confidence vote
1. New South Wales.
noun 1. power derived from nuclear energy. noun 1. power, esp electrical or motive, produced by a nuclear reactor Also called atomic power The electrical power generated by a nuclear reactor.