homokaryotic

adjective
ho·​mo·​kary·​ot·​ic
variants: also homocaryotic \ -​ˌkar-​ē-​ˈät-​ik How to pronounce homocaryotic (audio) \

Medical Definition of homokaryotic

: of, relating to, being, or consisting of cells in the mycelium of a fungus that contain two or more genetically identical cells

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“Homokaryotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homokaryotic. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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