dip·​lo·​kary·​on ˌdip-lō-ˈkar-ē-ˌän How to pronounce diplokaryon (audio)
: a nucleus possessing twice the diploid number of chromosomes : a tetraploid nucleus
diplokaryotic adjective

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“Diplokaryon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diplokaryon. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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