Karyo meaning

karēō, karēə
Cell nucleus.

Karyogamy.

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Nut; kernel.

Caryopsis.

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Nut, kernel.
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(biol.) The nucleus of a cell.

Karyolymph.

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Used to form words relating to the nucleus of cells.
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Origin of karyo

  • ModL < Gr karyon, a nut, kernel < IE base *kar-, hard

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • New Latin from Greek karuo- nut from karuon kar- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek κάρυον (karuon, “kernel”).

    From Wiktionary