Karyolysis



[kar-ee-ol-uh-sis] /ˌkær iˈɒl ə sɪs/

noun, Cell Biology.
1.
the dissolution of a cell nucleus.
/ˌkærɪˈɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
(cytology) the disintegration of a cell nucleus, which occurs on death of the cell

karyolysis kar·y·ol·y·sis (kār’ē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The dissolution of the nucleus of a cell by swelling or necrosis with the loss of its affinity for staining with basic dyes.
kar’y·o·lyt’ic (-ə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.

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