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supranuclear

Line breaks: supra|nuclear
Pronunciation: /ˌsuːprəˈnjʊːkliə
 
, ˌsjuː-/

Definition of supranuclear in English:

adjective

Anatomy
Situated, occurring, or originating above a nucleus of the central nervous system: progressive supranuclear palsy
More example sentences
  • More specific details about cases of multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy and about atypical cases are reported elsewhere.
  • The remaining 19 patients showed miscellaneous neuropathologic diagnoses, including normal pressure hydrocephalus and progressive supranuclear palsy.
  • The cytoplasmic staining in both the hyperplasias and proliferative endometria was characterized by a paranuclear reaction, predominantly in the subnuclear/basal compartment, but also in the supranuclear region.

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