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synkaryon

[sin-kar-ee-on, -uh n] /sɪnˈkær iˌɒn, -ən/
noun, plural synkarya
[sin-kar-ee-uh] /sɪnˈkær i ə/ (Show IPA).
Cell Biology.
1.
a nucleus formed by the fusion of two preexisting nuclei.
Origin of synkaryon
1900-1905
1900-05; syn- + Greek káryon nut, kernel; cf. karyo-
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British Dictionary definitions for synkaryon

synkaryon

/sɪnˈkærɪˌɒn/
noun
1.
(biology) the nucleus of a fertilized egg
Derived Forms
synkaryonic, adjective
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from syn- + Greek karuon a nut
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synkaryon in Medicine

synkaryon syn·kar·y·on (sĭn-kār'ē-ŏn', -ē-ən)
n.
The nucleus of a fertilized egg immediately after the male and female nuclei have fused.

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