any of numerous structures with complex openings in a nuclear membrane which allow passage of molecules between the nucleus and surrounding cytoplasm; any of the numerous perforations in a nuclear membrane which allow materials to flow in and out
Nuclear pores are generated by a large protein assembly.
nuclear pore n.
An octagonal opening where the inner and outer membranes of the nuclear envelope are continuous.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of physics that deals with the behavior, structure, and component parts of atomic nuclei. noun 1. (functioning as sing) the branch of physics concerned with the structure and behaviour of the nucleus and the particles of which it consists nuclear physics The scientific study of the […]
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/ˈnweɪvəʊ ˈsɒl/ noun 1. the Spanish name for new sol
[nuhf] /nʌf/ noun, Informal. 1. . 1840, American English, representing a casual or colloquial pronunciation of enough.
/ˈnʌfiːld/ noun 1. William Richard Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield. 1877–1963, English motorcar manufacturer and philanthropist. He endowed Nuffield College at Oxford (1937) and the Nuffield Foundation (1943), a charitable trust for the furtherance of medicine and education