adj. [L. bis, two; nucleus, kernel]
Having two nuclei.

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  • binucleate — [bī no͞o′klē it, bī no͞o′klē′āt΄] adj. of or having two nuclei or centers: also binucleated or binuclear …   English World dictionary

  • Binucleate — Binuclear Bi*nu cle*ar, Binucleate Bi*nu cle*ate, a. [Pref. bi + nuclear, nucleate.] (Biol.) Having two nuclei; as, binucleate cells. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • binucleate — bi·nu·cle·ate ( )bī n(y)ü klē ət also bi·nu·cle·at·ed klē .āt əd adj having two nuclei <binucleate lymphocytes> <binucleate cysts> * * * bi·nu·cle·ate (bi nooґkle āt) binuclear …   Medical dictionary

  • binucleate — also binucleated adjective Date: 1881 having two cellular nuclei < binucleate hepatocytes > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • binucleate — /buy nooh klee it, ayt , nyooh /, adj. Cell Biol. having two nuclei. Also, binuclear, binucleated. [1880 85; BI 1 + NUCLEATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • binucleate — adjective having two nuclei …   Wiktionary

  • binucleate — n. cell with two nuclei …   English contemporary dictionary

  • binucleate — [bʌɪ nju:klɪət] adjective Biology (of a cell) having two nuclei …   English new terms dictionary

  • binucleate — bi·nucleate …   English syllables

  • binucleate — bi•nu•cle•ate [[t]baɪˈnu kli ɪt, ˌeɪt, ˈnyu [/t]] also bi•nu′cle•ar, bi•nu′cle•at ed, adj. cbl (of a cell) having two nuclei • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

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