nucleon definition

  • noun:
    • A proton or a neutron, specifically as an element of an atomic nucleus. See Table at subatomic particle.
    • one of many subatomic particles associated with atomic nucleus, for example. a proton or a neutron.
    • A neutron or proton, whenever contained within an atomic nucleus.
    • a constituent (proton or neutron) of an atomic nucleus

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