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nucleon

 [noo´kle-on]
a proton or neutron; one of the particles of an atomic nucleus.

nu·cle·on

(nū'klē-on),
1. One of the subatomic particles of the atomic nucleus, that is, either a proton or a neutron.
2. Slang term for specialist in nuclear medicine.
[nucleus + -on]

nucleon

[n(y)o̅o̅′klē·on]
a collective term applied to protons and neutrons within the nucleus.

nu·cle·on

(nū'klē-on)
1. One of the subatomic particles of the atomic nucleus; i.e., either a proton or a neutron.
2. Slang term for specialist in nuclear medicine.

nucleon

a particle of an atomic nucleus; a proton or neutron, the total number of which constitutes the mass number of the isotope.