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amphikaryon

[am-fi-kar-ee-on, -ee-uh n] /ˌæm fɪˈkær iˌɒn, -i ən/
noun, Biology
1.
a diploid nucleus.
Compare hemikaryon.
Origin
amphi- + Greek káryon nut
Related forms
amphikaryotic, adjective
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