monokaryon

noun
mono·​kary·​on | \ -ˈkar-ē-ˌän, -ən How to pronounce monokaryon (audio) \

Medical Definition of monokaryon

: a mononuclear spore or cell of a fungus that produces a dikaryon in its life cycle

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“Monokaryon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/monokaryon. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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