nuclear dust

nuclear dust

Dermatology
A term of art referring to bits of nuclear debris seen in the stratum corneum in dermatitis herpetiformis.
 
Pathology
A term of art referring to the abundant basophilic granularity seen in acutely inflamed and necrotic tissue, which corresponds to karyorrhectic nuclear debris from blown-up neutrophils and, if infected, bacteria. Nuclear dust is a characteristic finding in leukocytoclastic vasculitis or a ruptured abscess.

Public health
A term of art referring to radioactive particulate matter that arose from an errant nuclear reactor, which can settle in remote places.

Renal pathology
A term referring to the 1–3 mm fragments of rounded basophilic debris derived from partially degraded hematoxylin bodies, classically seen in focal proliferative glomerulonephritis (class III) lupus nephritis.
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Work will begin immediately on nuclear dust suppression and isolation of fuel-containing masses in the Shelter area.
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