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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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where <[r.sup.2.sub.[gamma]> and <[r.sup.2.sub.p]> are the mean square radii of the deuteron, target nucleus and the proton, respectively.
In practice, the [E.sub.p]-dependent shift is likely to be the larger of the displacements due to T-even interactions: [E.sub.p] would typically be [approximately greater than] 100 eV in any reasonably sized data sample, whereas the choice of target nucleus would almost certainly be such that [GAMMA]/D < [10.sup.-2].
In the elastic process the initial and final states of the target nucleus are the same, while in the inelastic process excitation of the target nucleus takes place.
In the heavy-ion collision, the projectile nuclei or hadrons interact with a target nucleus to produce the multiparticles and these particle productions should be considered as two different steps [1].
According to their assumption, in nucleonnucleus collisions, a fundamental role is played by the mean number of collisions v suffered by the incident nucleon with the nucleons in the target nucleus [15].
Here [E.sup.max.sub.R] = 2 [[mu].sup.2.sub.T] [v.sup.2]/[m.sub.T] is the maximum recoil energy a WIMP of speed v can impart in an elastic collision to a target nucleus T initially at rest.