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hemikaryon

[hem-i-kar-ee-on] /ˌhɛm ɪˈkær iˌɒn/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
a haploid nucleus.
Compare amphikaryon.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; hemi- + Greek káryon nut
Related forms
hemikaryotic
[hem-i-kar-ee-ot-ik] /ˌhɛm ɪˌkær iˈɒt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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