akaryote

/ (eɪˈkærɪəʊt) /

noun

biology a cell without a nucleus

Derived Forms

akaryotic, adjective

Word Origin for akaryote

from a- 1 + karyo- + -ote as in zygote
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Medicine definitions for akaryote

akaryote

[ ā-kărē-ōt′, ə-kăr- ]

n.

akaryocyte

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