perinuclear space


perinuclear space
Gap 10-40nm wide separating the two membranes of the nuclear envelope.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • perinuclear — /per euh nooh klee euhr, nyooh / or, by metathesis, / kyeuh leuhr/, adj. Cell Biol. 1. situated near or occurring around the nucleus. 2. pertaining to the narrow space between the inner and outer layers of the nuclear membrane. [1895 1900; PERI + …   Universalium

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