nucleo-

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nucleo-

or nucle-
pref.
1. Nucleus: nucleon; nucleoplasm.
2. Nucleic acid: nucleoprotein.

[From nucleus.]

nucleo-

or before a vowel

nucle-

combining form
1. nucleus or nuclear: nucleoplasm.
2. nucleic acid: nucleoprotein.
[from Latin nucleus kernel, from nux nut]

nucleo-

a combining form representing nucleus, nuclear, or nucleic acid: nucleoprotein.