circumnuclear


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per·i·nu·cle·ar

(per'i-nū'klē-ăr),
Surrounding a nucleus.
Synonym(s): circumnuclear

circumnuclear

(sĕr″kŭm-nū′klē-ăr) [″ + nucleus, kernel]
Surrounding the nucleus.
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Although M77 has long been assigned a Hubble type of Sb, infrared images like those shown on the facing page reveal a circumnuclear bar that may be related to the system's unusual nuclear properties.
This devouring resulted in a circumnuclear ring of intense star formation.
de Graauw, "H2 emission and CO absorption in Centaurus A - evidence for a circumnuclear molecular disk," Astronomy & Astrophysics, vol.