karyokinesis

noun kar·yo·ki·ne·sis \ ˌker-ē-ō-kə-ˈnē-səs , ˌka-rē- , -kī- \

Definition of karyokinesis

1 : the nuclear phenomena characteristic of mitosis
2 : the whole process of mitosis

karyokinetic

play \ˌker-ē-ō-kə-ˈne-tik, ˌka-rē-, -kī-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of karyokinesis

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karyokinesis

noun kar·yo·ki·ne·sis \ ˌkar-ē-ō-kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī- \

medical Definition of karyokinesis

plural karyokineses play \-ˌsēz\
1 : the nuclear phenomena characteristic of mitosis
2 : the whole process of mitosis — compare cytokinesis

karyokinetic

play \-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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