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perikaryon

[ per-i-kar-ee-on, -uhn ]
/ ˌpɛr ɪˈkær iˌɒn, -ən /
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noun, plural per·i·kar·y·a [per-i-kar-ee-uh]. /ˌpɛr ɪˈkær i ə/. Biology.
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Origin of perikaryon

1895–1900; peri- + Greek káryon nut, kernel
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