Definition of karyomere
1a : chromomere b : a sperm head
2 : a swollen vesicular chromosome (as in certain embryonic tissues) —called also chromosomal vesicle
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Origin and Etymology of karyomere
International Scientific Vocabulary kary + -mere
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