karyosome definition by Webster's New World
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- an aggregation of chromatin in a resting nucleus
- the nucleus of a cell
Origin: karyo- plush -some
karyosome definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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An irregular aggregation of chromatin in the nucleus of a cell not undergoing mitosis.
karyosome - Medical Definition
An aggregation of chromatin in the nucleus of a cell not undergoing mitosis.