karyokinetic

karyokinesis

[kar-ee-oh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-]
noun Cell Biology.
2.
the series of active changes that take place in the nucleus of a living cell in the process of division.

Origin:
1880–85; karyo- + -kinesis

karyokinetic [kar-ee-oh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] , adjective
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karyokinesis (ˌkærɪəʊkɪˈniːsɪs, -kaɪ-)
 
n
the division of a cell nucleus in mitosis or meiosis
 
[C19: from karyo- + Greek kinēsis movement]
 
karyokinetic
 
adj

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karyokinesis kar·y·o·ki·ne·sis (kār'ē-ō-kə-nē'sĭs)
n.
See mitosis.


kar'y·o·ki·net'ic (-nět'ĭk) adj.
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