perikaryon

noun
peri·​kar·​y·​on | \ ˌper-ə-ˈker-ē-ˌän How to pronounce perikaryon (audio) , -ən, -ˈka-rē- \
plural perikarya\ ˌper-​ə-​ˈker-​ē-​ə How to pronounce perikarya (audio) , -​ˈka-​rē-​ \

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Other Words from perikaryon

perikaryal \ ˌper-​ə-​ˈker-​ē-​əl How to pronounce perikaryal (audio) , -​ˈka-​rē-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of perikaryon

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for perikaryon

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

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The first known use of perikaryon was in 1897

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“Perikaryon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perikaryon. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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perikaryon

noun
peri·​kary·​on
variants: also pericaryon \ -​ˈkar-​ē-​ˌän, -​ən How to pronounce pericaryon (audio) \
plural perikarya also pericarya\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce pericarya (audio) \

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Other Words from perikaryon

perikaryal \ -​ē-​əl How to pronounce perikaryal (audio) \ adjective

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