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nu·cle·on

 (no͞o′klē-ŏn′, nyo͞o′-)
n.
Either of the two fermions (the proton and the neutron). Nucleons have one-half unit of spin and are basic components of all atomic nuclei.

nu′cle·on′ic adj.

nucleon

(ˈnjuːklɪˌɒn)
n
(General Physics) a proton or neutron, esp one present in an atomic nucleus
[C20: from nucle(us) + -on]

nu•cle•on

(ˈnu kliˌɒn, ˈnyu-)

n.
a proton or neutron, esp. when considered as a component of a nucleus.
[1935–40]
nu`cle•on′ic, adj.

nu·cle·on

(no͞o′klē-ŏn′)
A proton or a neutron, especially as part of an atomic nucleus.

nucleon

A proton or neutron.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nucleon - a constituent (proton or neutron) of an atomic nucleus
antineutron - the antiparticle of a neutron
antiproton - an unstable negatively charged proton; the antiparticle of a proton
baryon, heavy particle - any of the elementary particles having a mass equal to or greater than that of a proton and that participate in strong interactions; a hadron with a baryon number of +1
neutron - an elementary particle with 0 charge and mass about equal to a proton; enters into the structure of the atomic nucleus
nucleus - the positively charged dense center of an atom
proton - a stable particle with positive charge equal to the negative charge of an electron
Translations
核子

nucleon

[ˈnjuːklɪɒn] nnucleone m
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