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Medical Term:

thermonuclear

Pronunciation: ther'mo-nu'kle-ar

Definition: Pertaining to nuclear reactions brought about by nuclear fusion (the fusion of hydrogen to helium at temperatures of over 100,000,000°C; the reaction in the “hydrogen bomb”).

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