perinuclear [per-uh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Cell Biology.
- situated near or occurring around the nucleus.
- pertaining to the narrow space between the inner and outer layers of the .
Origin of perinuclear First recorded in 1895–1900;+ Pronunciation note See . Examples from the Web for perinuclear Historical Examples of perinuclear
We cannot regard the perinuclear green granules, described by Neusser in the polynuclear cells, as pre-existing.
The protoplasmic rays still take their origin from the perinuclear protoplasm.
Francis Maitland Balfour