What does karyolysis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. karyolysis(noun)

    disintegration and dissolution of a cell nucleus when a cell dies


  1. karyolysis(Noun)

    The dissolution of the nucleus of a cell by the action of deoxyribonuclease


  1. Karyolysis

    Karyolysis is the complete dissolution of the chromatin matter of a dying cell due to the activity of DNase. The whole cell will eventually stain uniformly with eosin after karyolysis. It is usually preceded by karyorrhexis and occurs mainly as a result of necrosis, while in apoptosis after karyorrhexis the nucleus usually dissolves into apoptotic bodies.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of karyolysis in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of karyolysis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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