karyosome

noun
kar·​yo·​some | \ ˈker-ē-ə-ˌsōm How to pronounce karyosome (audio) , ˈka-rē- \

Definition of karyosome

: a mass of chromatin in a cell nucleus that resembles a nucleolus

First Known Use of karyosome

1889, in the meaning defined above

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“Karyosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/karyosome. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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karyosome

noun
kar·​yo·​some | \ ˈkar-ē-ə-ˌsōm How to pronounce karyosome (audio) \

Medical Definition of karyosome

: a mass of chromatin in a cell nucleus that resembles a nucleolus

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