Definitions for karyon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nucleus, cell nucleus, karyon(noun)

    a part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction


  1. karyon(Noun)

    The nucleus of a cell

  2. Origin: From the κάρυον.


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