polynuclear, polynucleate
SYN: multinuclear.

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  • polynuclear — [päl΄i no͞o′klēit, päl΄i nyo͞o′klēitpäl΄i no͞o′klē ər, päl΄inyo͞o′klē ər] adj. [ POLY + NUCLEAR] having many nuclei: also polynucleate [päl΄i no͞o′klēit, päl΄i nyo͞o′klēit] …   English World dictionary

  • polynuclear — /pol ee nooh klee euhr, nyooh / or, by metathesis, / kyeuh leuhr/, adj. having many nuclei. Also, polynucleate /pol ee nooh klee it, ayt , nyooh /. [1875 80; POLY + NUCLEAR] Pronunciation. See nuclear. * * * …   Universalium

  • polynucleate — poly·nu·cle·ate (pol″e nooґkle āt) polynuclear …   Medical dictionary

  • multinuclear, multinucleate — Having two or more nuclei. SYN: plurinuclear, polynuclear, polynucleate …   Medical dictionary

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