perinuclear [per-uh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Cell Biology.

  1. situated near or occurring around the nucleus.
  2. pertaining to the narrow space between the inner and outer layers of the nuclear membrane.

Origin of perinuclear First recorded in 1895–1900; peri- + nuclear Pronunciation note See nuclear. 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.

    Histology of the Blood

    Paul Ehrlich

  • The protoplasmic rays still take their origin from the perinuclear protoplasm.

    The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)

    Francis Maitland Balfour

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