Perikaryon meaning

pĕrĭ-kărē-ŏn, -ən
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The cell body of a neuron, containing the nucleus and organelles.
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The cell body of a neuron, containing the nucleus and organelles.
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The cell body of a neuron or of an odontoblast.
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Origin of perikaryon

  • peri– Greek karuon nut karyo–

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