dikaryophase

noun
di·​kary·​ophase
variants: or less commonly dicaryophase \ dīˈkarēəˌfāz \

Definition of dikaryophase

: the phase of the life cycle of a fungus (as the rusts) characterized by the dikaryotic condition

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Other Words from dikaryophase

dikaryophasic \ (ˌ)dī¦karēə¦fāzik \ adjective

History and Etymology for dikaryophase

di- + kary- + phase

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“Dikaryophase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dikaryophase. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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