karyogamy

noun
kar·y·og·a·my | \ ˌker-ē-ˈä-gə-mē , ˌka-rē- \
plural karyogamies

Definition of karyogamy 

: the fusion of cell nuclei (as in fertilization)

First Known Use of karyogamy

1891, in the meaning defined above

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karyogamy

noun
kar·y·og·a·my | \ ˌkar-ē-ˈäg-ə-mē \
plural karyogamies

Medical Definition of karyogamy 

: the fusion of cell nuclei (as in fertilization)

Other words from karyogamy

karyogamic \ˌkar-ē-ō-ˈgam-ik \ adjective

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