nucleofugal

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nucleofugal nu·cle·of·u·gal (nōō'klē-ŏf'yə-gəl, -ŏf'ə-, nyōō'-)
adj.

  1. Moving within the cell body in a direction away from the nucleus.

  2. Moving in a direction away from a nerve nucleus. Used of nerve impulse.

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