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[kar-ee-uh-sohm] /ˈkær i əˌsoʊm/

noun, Cell Biology.
Also called chromocenter. any of several masses of chromatin in the reticulum of a cell nucleus.
a chromosome.
any of the dense aggregates of chromatin in the nucleus of a cell
the nucleus of a cell

karyosome kar·y·o·some (kār’ē-ə-sōm’)
An aggregation of chromatin in the nucleus of a cell not undergoing mitosis.


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