[adjective noo-klee-it, -eyt, nyoo-; verb noo-klee-eyt, nyoo-] /adjective ˈnu kli ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈnyu-; verb ˈnu kliˌeɪt, ˈnyu-/
having a .
verb (used with object), nucleated, nucleating.
to form (something) into a .
verb (used without object), nucleated, nucleating.
to form a .
adjective (ˈnjuːklɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
having a nucleus
verb (intransitive) (ˈnjuːklɪˌeɪt)
to form a nucleus
nucleate nu·cle·ate (nōō’klē-āt’, -ĭt, nyōō’-)
Nucleated. v. nu·cle·at·ed, nu·cle·at·ing, nu·cle·ates (-āt’)
A salt of a nucleic acid.
[noo-klee-ahy, nyoo-] /ˈnu kliˌaɪ, ˈnyu-/ noun 1. plural of . [noo-klee-uh s, nyoo-] /ˈnu kli əs, ˈnyu-/ noun, plural nuclei [noo-klee-ahy, nyoo-] /ˈnu kliˌaɪ, ˈnyu-/ (Show IPA), nucleuses. 1. a central part about which other parts are grouped or gathered; core: A few faithful friends formed the nucleus of the club. 2. Biology. a specialized, […]
[noo-klee-ik, -kley-, nyoo-] /nuˈkli ɪk, -ˈkleɪ-, nyu-/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a group of long, linear macromolecules, either DNA or various types of RNA, that carry genetic information directing all cellular functions: composed of linked nucleotides. /njuːˈkliːɪk; -ˈkleɪ-/ noun 1. (biochem) any of a group of complex compounds with a high molecular weight that […]
- Nucleic-acid probe
nucleic-acid probe n. A nucleic-acid fragment that is complementary to another nucleic-acid sequence and thus, when labeled in some manner, as with a radioisotope, can be used to identify complementary segments present in the nucleic acid sequences of various microorganisms.
nucleiform nu·cle·i·form (nōō’klē-ə-fôrm’, nyōō’-, nōō-klē’ə-, nyōō-) adj. Shaped like or resembling a nucleus.