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a.1.(Biol.) Of or pertaining to a nucleus; situated around a nucleus; as, the perinuclear protoplasm.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Recent Hubble photographs show a starburst ring containing a wide circumnuclear (around the nucleus) ring of infant star-clusters.
Can anyone with a large telescope discern this circumnuclear ring?
However, the velocity data suggest that its material is falling inward from a ring of dense molecular gas just outside the Mini-Spiral called the Circumnuclear Disk.