dikaryon

noun
di·​kary·​on
variants: also dicaryon \ (ˈ)dī-​ˈkar-​ē-​ˌän, -​ən How to pronounce dicaryon (audio) \

Medical Definition of dikaryon

1 : a pair of associated but unfused haploid nuclei of a fungus cell capable of participating in repeated cell division as separate entities prior to their ultimate fusion
2 : a cell having or a mycelium made up of cells each having a dikaryon — compare homokaryon

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