heterokaryosis

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

Definition of heterokaryosis

  1. :  the condition of having cells that are heterokaryons

heterokaryotic

play \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˌker-ē-ˈä-tik, -ˌka-rē-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of heterokaryosis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

heterokaryosis

noun het·ero·kary·o·sis
variants: also

heterocaryosis

\-ˌkar-ē-ˈō-səs\play

Medical Definition of heterokaryosis

  1. :  the condition of having cells that are heterokaryons


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