heterokaryosis

noun
het·ero·kary·o·sis | \ ˌhe-tə-rō-ˌker-ē-ˈō-səs , -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, -ˌka-rē- \ adjective

First Known Use of heterokaryosis

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for heterokaryosis

New Latin

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heterokaryosis

noun
het·ero·kary·o·sis
variants: also heterocaryosis \-ˌkar-ē-ˈō-səs \

Medical Definition of heterokaryosis 

: the condition of having cells that are heterokaryons

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