As nouns the difference between nucleus and neutron
is that nucleus
is the core, central part (of something), round which others are assembled while neutron
is (particle) a subatomic particle forming part of the nucleus of an atom and having no charge; it is a combination of an up quark and two down quarks.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
The core, central part (of something), round which others are assembled.
An initial part or version that will receive additions.
(chemistry, physics) The massive, positively charged central part of an atom, made up of protons and neutrons.
(cytology) A large organelle found in cells which contains genetic material.
(neuroanatomy) A ganglion, cluster of many neuronal bodies where synapsing occurs.
(linguistics) The central part of a syllable, most commonly a vowel.
- This collection will form the nucleus of a new library.
* nucleate, anucleate
* nucleic acid
* atomic nucleus
* cell nucleus
* syllable nucleus, the central part of a syllable
* sentence nucleus, the syllable which receives the greatest stress in a word
(particle) A subatomic particle forming part of the nucleus of an atom and having no charge; it is a combination of an up quark and two down quarks
- Symbol: n
* neutron bomb