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amphikaryon

[am-fi-kar-ee-on, -ee-uh n]
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noun Biology.
  1. a diploid nucleus.
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Origin of amphikaryon

amphi- + Greek káryon nut
Related formsam·phi·kar·y·ot·ic, adjective
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