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hemikaryon

[hem-i-kar-ee-on]
noun Cell Biology.
  1. a haploid nucleus.
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Origin of hemikaryon

1920–25; hemi- + Greek káryon nut
Related formshem·i·kar·y·ot·ic [hem-i-kar-ee-ot-ik] /ˌhɛm ɪˌkær iˈɒt ɪk/, adjective
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