Medical Dictionary

pyknosis

noun pyk·no·sis
variants: also

pycnosis

\pik-ˈnō-səs\play

Medical Definition of pyknosis

plural

pyknoses

also

pycnoses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  a degenerative condition of a cell nucleus marked by clumping of the chromosomes, hyperchromatism, and shrinking of the nucleus


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