dikaryophase

noun di·kary·ophase \dīˈkarēəˌfāz\
variants: less commonly

dicaryophase

\dīˈkarēəˌfāz\

Definition of dikaryophase

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

dikaryophasic

\(ˌ)dī¦karēə¦fāzik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of dikaryophase

di- + kary- + phase


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