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a combining form meaning “nucleus of a cell,” used in the formation of compound words: karyotin.
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Origin of karyo-

<Greek, combining form of káryon nut, kernel
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British Dictionary definitions for karyo-

karyo-

caryo-


combining form
indicating the nucleus of a cellkaryogamy

Word Origin for karyo-

from New Latin, from Greek karuon kernel, nut
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