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hemikaryon

[ hem-i-kar-ee-on ]
/ ˌhɛm ɪˈkær iˌɒn /
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noun Cell Biology.
a haploid nucleus.
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Origin of hemikaryon

1920–25; hemi- + Greek káryon nut

OTHER WORDS FROM hemikaryon

hem·i·kar·y·ot·ic [hem-i-kar-ee-ot-ik], /ˌhɛm ɪˌkær iˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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