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Synonyms for nucleus
ˈnu kli əs, ˈnyu-; -kliˌaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nucleus, cell nucleus, karyon(noun)

    a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction

    Synonyms:
    core group, lens nucleus, core, karyon, cell nucleus

  2. nucleus(noun)

    the positively charged dense center of an atom

    Synonyms:
    core group, lens nucleus, core, karyon, cell nucleus

  3. core, nucleus, core group(noun)

    a small group of indispensable persons or things

    "five periodicals make up the core of their publishing program"

    Synonyms:
    nitty-gritty, meat, core group, sum, inwardness, gist, heart and soul, lens nucleus, effect, substance, nub, center, burden, centre, kernel, magnetic core, essence, core, heart, karyon, marrow, pith, cell nucleus

  4. nucleus(noun)

    (astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail

    Synonyms:
    core group, lens nucleus, core, karyon, cell nucleus

  5. nucleus(noun)

    any histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord

    Synonyms:
    core group, lens nucleus, core, karyon, cell nucleus

  6. lens nucleus, nucleus(noun)

    the central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex

    Synonyms:
    lens nucleus, core, core group, karyon, cell nucleus

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nucleus

    Synonyms:
    core, central part, center, kernel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nucleus(n.)

    Synonyms:
    kernel, core, centre

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    core, nuclei, kernel, heart, nuclide

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