karyogamy
noun (plural -mies) Date: 1891 the fusion of cell nuclei (as in fertilization)

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  • Karyogamy — is the fusion of nuclei of two cells, as part of syngamy. It is one of the two major modes of reproduction in fungi. It is also the fusion of the nuclei of two cells, as occurs in fertilization or true conjugation...In fungi that lack sexual… …   Wikipedia

  • karyogamy — karyogamy. См. кариогамия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • karyogamy — [kar΄ē äg′ə mē] n. [ KARYO + GAMY] the fusion of the nuclei of two gametes, as in fertilization …   English World dictionary

  • karyogamy — kariogamija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Lytinių ląstelių branduolių susiliejimas apvaisinimo metu. atitikmenys: angl. karyogamy rus. кариогамия …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • karyogamy — n. [Gr. karyon, nucleus; gamos, marriage] The union of male and female nuclei during the process of syngamy …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • karyogamy — karyogamic /kar ee euh gam ik/, adj. /kar ee og euh mee/, n. Cell Biol. the fusion of the nuclei of cells, as in fertilization. Cf. plasmogamy. [1890 95; KARYO + GAMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • karyogamy — noun The fusion of two nuclei within a cell, especially as the second stage of syngamy …   Wiktionary

  • karyogamy — Fusion of the nuclei of two cells, as occurs in fertilization or true conjugation. [karyo + G. gamos, marriage] * * * kar·y·og·a·my .kar ē äg ə mē n, pl mies the fusion of cell nuclei (as in fertilization) kar·yo·gam·ic .kar ē ō gam ik …   Medical dictionary

  • karyogamy — n. (Biology) fusion of two cell nuclei (as in the nucleus of a sperm cell and an egg) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • karyogamy — kar·y·og·a·my …   English syllables

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