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Definition of "karyokinetic" [kar•y•o•ki•net•ic]

  • Of or pertaining to karyokinesis. (adjective)

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Use "karyokinetic" in a sentence
  • "Some years before [490] he had enunciated, at about the same time as Weismann, the view that development was brought about by a qualitative division of the germ-plasm contained in the nucleus, and that the complicated process of karyokinetic or mitotic division of the nucleus was essentially adapted to this end."
  • "Most of these cells are in a condition of karyokinetic division, and the cells which result from this division form those of the next layer, the spermatoblasts or spermatids."
  • "The nodules or follicles in the cortical portion of the gland frequently show, in their centers, areas where karyokinetic figures indicate a division of the lymph corpuscles."
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