heterokaryosis

noun
het·​ero·​kary·​o·​sis | \ ˌhe-tə-rō-ˌker-ē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce heterokaryosis (audio) , -ˌka-rē- \

Definition of heterokaryosis

: the condition of having cells that are heterokaryons

Other Words from heterokaryosis

heterokaryotic \ ˌhe-​tə-​rō-​ˌker-​ē-​ˈä-​tik How to pronounce heterokaryotic (audio) , -​ˌka-​rē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of heterokaryosis

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for heterokaryosis

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“Heterokaryosis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterokaryosis. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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heterokaryosis

noun
het·​ero·​kary·​o·​sis
variants: also heterocaryosis \ -​ˌkar-​ē-​ˈō-​səs How to pronounce heterocaryosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterokaryosis

: the condition of having cells that are heterokaryons

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