endomixis

noun
en·​do·​mix·​is | \ ˌen-dō-ˈmik-səs How to pronounce endomixis (audio) \

Definition of endomixis

: a periodic nuclear reorganization in ciliated protozoans

First Known Use of endomixis

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endomixis

New Latin, from end- + Greek mixis act of mixing, from mignynai to mix — more at mix

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“Endomixis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endomixis. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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endomixis

noun
en·​do·​mix·​is | \ -ˈmik-səs How to pronounce endomixis (audio) \

Medical Definition of endomixis

: a periodic nuclear reorganization in ciliate protozoans

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