Heterokaryon



[het-er-uh-kar-ee-on, -uh n] /ˌhɛt ər əˈkær iˌɒn, -ən/

noun, plural heterokarya
[het-er-uh-kar-ee-uh] /ˌhɛt ər əˈkær i ə/ (Show IPA). Biology.
1.
a cell containing two or more nuclei of differing genetic constitutions.
/ˌhɛtərəʊˈkærɪɒn/
noun
1.
(biology) a fungal cell or mycelium containing two or more nuclei of different genetic constitution

heterokaryon het·er·o·kar·y·on (hět’ər-ə-kār’ē-ŏn’, -ən)
n.
A cell having two or more genetically different nuclei.

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