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amphikaryon

[ am-fi-kar-ee-on, -ee-uhn ]
/ ˌæm fɪˈkær iˌɒn, -i ən /
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noun Biology.
a diploid nucleus.
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Origin of amphikaryon

amphi- + Greek káryon nut

OTHER WORDS FROM amphikaryon

am·phi·kar·y·ot·ic, adjective
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