diplokaryon

noun
dip·​lo·​kary·​on | \ ˌdip-lō-ˈkar-ē-ˌän How to pronounce diplokaryon (audio) \

Medical Definition of diplokaryon

: a nucleus possessing twice the diploid number of chromosomes : a tetraploid nucleus

Other Words from diplokaryon

diplokaryotic \ -​ˌkar-​ē-​ˈät-​ik How to pronounce diplokaryotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Diplokaryon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diplokaryon. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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