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karyosome

noun kar·yo·some \ˈka-rē-ə-ˌsōm\

Definition of KARYOSOME

:  a mass of chromatin in a cell nucleus that resembles a nucleolus

Origin of KARYOSOME

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1889
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karyosome

noun kar·yo·some \ˈkar-ē-ə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of KARYOSOME

:  a mass of chromatin in a cell nucleus that resembles a nucleolus

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