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perikaryon

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noun peri·kar·y·on \-ˈka-rē-ˌän, -ən\

Definition of perikaryon

plural

-karya

\-ē-ə\

perikaryal

play \-ē-əl\ adjective


Origin and Etymology 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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