Definition of nucleohistone in US English:

nucleohistone

noun

Biochemistry
  • Nucleoprotein in which histones form the protein component; a compound of this nature.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From nucleo- + histone, after German Nucleohiston.

Pronunciation

nucleohistone

/ˌnjuːklɪəˈhɪstəʊn/