pronuclear

pronuclear

1 [proh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler]
adjective
1.
advocating the building or use of nuclear power plants.
2.
advocating the building, stockpiling, or use of nuclear weapons.

Origin:
1970–75; pro-1 + nuclear


See nuclear.
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pronuclear

2 [proh-noo-klee-er, -nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler]
adjective Cell Biology.
of or pertaining to a pronucleus.

Origin:
1885–90; pronucle(us) + -ar1

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pronuclear1 (ˌprəʊˈnjuːklɪə)
 
adj
in favour of or supporting the use of nuclear power
 
pro'nuclearist1
 
n, —adj

pronuclear2 (ˌprəʊˈnjuːklɪə)
 
adj
of or relating to a pronucleus

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