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perinuclear Line breaks: peri|nuclear
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛrɪˈnjuːklɪə/

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Definition of perinuclear in English:


Situated or occurring around the nucleus of a cell.
Example sentences
  • Although microfilaments were inconspicuous in these cells, perinuclear bundles of intermediate filaments were evident.
  • At the same time, many of the lysosomes were situated in the perinuclear region and overlapped spatially with the signal of 4.
  • Untreated cells displayed bright perinuclear and punctuate fluorescence, an indication of the accumulation of the dye in the mitochondria.
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