akaryote

noun

biology a cell without a nucleus

Nearby words

  1. akala,
  2. akamushi disease,
  3. akan,
  4. akarnanía,
  5. akaryocyte,
  6. akasha,
  7. akashi,
  8. akatea,
  9. akathisia,
  10. akbar

Derived Formsakaryotic, 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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