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perikaryon

play
noun peri·kar·y·on \-ˈka-rē-ˌän, -ən\

Definition of perikaryon

plural -karya \-ē-ə\

perikaryal play \-ē-əl\ adjective


Origin of perikaryon

New Latin, from peri- + Greek karyon nut, kernel — more at careen


First Known Use: 1897


Medical Dictionary

perikaryon

noun peri·kary·on

Medical Definition of perikaryon

plural perikarya also carya \-ē-ə\play

perikaryal \-ē-əl\play adjective


Variants of perikaryon

also pericaryon \-ˈkar-ē-ˌän, -ən\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "perikaryon"


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