pyknosis

noun
pyk·​no·​sis
variants: also pycnosis \ pik-​ˈnō-​səs How to pronounce pycnosis (audio) \
plural pyknoses also pycnoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce pycnoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of pyknosis

: a degenerative condition of a cell nucleus marked by clumping of the chromosomes, hyperchromatism, and shrinking of the nucleus

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