karyosome

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noun kar·yo·some \ˈka-rē-ə-ˌsōm\

Definition of karyosome

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

Origin and Etymology of karyosome

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1889


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karyosome

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noun kar·yo·some \ˈkar-ē-ə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of karyosome

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


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