perikaryon

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noun peri·kar·y·on \ˌper-ə-ˈker-ē-ˌän, -ən, -ˈka-rē-\

Definition of perikaryon

plural

-karya

play \ˌper-ə-ˈker-ē-ə, -ˈka-rē-\

perikaryal

play \ˌper-ə-ˈker-ē-əl, -ˈka-rē-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of perikaryon

New Latin, from peri- + Greek karyon nut, kernel — more at careen


First Known Use: 1897


Medical Dictionary

perikaryon

noun peri·kary·on
variants: also

pericaryon

\-ˈkar-ē-ˌän, -ən\play

Medical Definition of perikaryon

plural

perikarya

also

carya

\-ē-ə\play

perikaryal

\-ē-əl\play adjective

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