hemikaryon

noun
hemi·​karyon | \ "+ \

Definition of hemikaryon

: a cell nucleus containing the haploid number of chromosomes opposed to amphikaryon

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Other Words from hemikaryon

hemikaryotic \ "+ˌkarē¦ätik \ adjective

History and Etymology for hemikaryon

International Scientific Vocabulary hemi- entry 1 + karyon; originally formed in German

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“Hemikaryon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemikaryon. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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