Definition of nucleosynthetic in English:

nucleosynthetic

adjective

Astronomy
  • See nucleosynthesis

    • ‘Slightly elevated relative abundances of the heavy metals osmium through bismuth are related to their nuclear stability and nucleosynthetic processes, as are other second-order features of the abundance curve.’
    • ‘They proposed eight main nucleosynthetic processes in star interiors, all starting from hydrogen.’

Pronunciation

nucleosynthetic

/ˌnjʊːklɪəʊsɪnˈθɛtɪk/