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karyokinesis

[kar-ee-oh-ki-nee-sis, -kahy-] /ˌkær i oʊ kɪˈni sɪs, -kaɪ-/
noun, Cell Biology
1.
2.
the series of active changes that take place in the nucleus of a living cell in the process of division.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; karyo- + -kinesis
Related forms
karyokinetic
[kar-ee-oh-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˌkær i oʊ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for karyokinetic

karyokinesis

/ˌkærɪəʊkɪˈniːsɪs; -kaɪ-/
noun
1.
the division of a cell nucleus in mitosis or meiosis
Derived Forms
karyokinetic (ˌkærɪəʊkɪˈnɛtɪk; -kaɪ-) adjective
Word Origin
C19: from karyo- + Greek kinēsis movement
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karyokinetic in Medicine

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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