subnuclear[-no̵̅o̅′klē ər, -nyo̵̅o̅′-]
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designating or of any of the particles within the nuclei of atoms
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Of or located within the nucleus of an atom; smaller than the nucleus.