Definition of perinuclear in English:



  • Situated or occurring around the nucleus of a cell.

    • ‘Untreated cells displayed bright perinuclear and punctuate fluorescence, an indication of the accumulation of the dye in the mitochondria.’
    • ‘At the same time, many of the lysosomes were situated in the perinuclear region and overlapped spatially with the signal of 4.’
    • ‘As a result, the cytoarchitecture of the perinuclear region of cells is well characterized, but other regions such as the lamellipodium and cellular projections are not.’
    • ‘Although microfilaments were inconspicuous in these cells, perinuclear bundles of intermediate filaments were evident.’
    • ‘Interestingly, our results also showed that the leukemic cells retained the perinuclear, large, blocklike granular staining in 8 of 14 cases.’