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
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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.
noun 1. Physics. radiation in the form of elementary particles emitted by an atomic nucleus, as alpha rays or gamma rays, produced by decay of radioactive substances or by nuclear fission.