What does nuclei mean?

Definitions for nucleiˈnu kliˌaɪ, ˈnyu-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nuclei.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuclei

    of Nucleus


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuclei in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuclei in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Benjamin Bomfleur:

    All we found are fragments of the drill-bit–shaped 'head regions,' ornamented midpiece regions that presumably contain the nuclei, and very long, whiplike tails, some attached to the midpiece regions.

  2. Susannah Maidment:

    Although we have found dense internal structures that we have interpreted as nuclei in our cells, and the cells we found appear to preserve original components of blood, there is no evidence of any organelles or DNA within the nuclei, but even if one was to find some fragments of DNA, we would not be able to reconstruct a dinosaur 'Jurassic Park-style' because we would need the complete genome to figure out where the holes in the DNA are.

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