target nucleus


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target nucleus

When referring to an axon in the central nervous system, the nucleus that contains the neuronal cell body (or its dendrites) on which that axon synapses.
See also: nucleus
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The researchers found signs of so-called quasi-fission, a process in which the projectile nucleus steals protons and neutrons from the target nucleus.
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p]> are the mean square radii of the deuteron, target nucleus and the proton, respectively.