noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1889 a mass of chromatin in a cell nucleus that resembles a nucleolus

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  • karyosome — karyosome. См. эндосома. (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.

  • karyosome — [kar′ē əsōm΄] n. [ KARYO + SOME3] Biol. 1. an aggregation of chromatin in a resting nucleus 2. the nucleus of a cell …   English World dictionary

  • karyosome — n. [Gr. karyon, nucleus; soma, body] Irregular clump of chromatin dispersed in the chromatin cell network …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • karyosome — /kar ee euh sohm /, n. Cell Biol. 1. Also called chromocenter. any of several masses of chromatin in the reticulum of a cell nucleus. 2. a chromosome. [1885 90; KARYO + SOME3] * * * …   Universalium

  • karyosome — A mass of chromatin often found in the interphase cell nucleus representing a more condensed zone of chromatin filaments. SYN: chromatin nucleolus, chromocenter, false nucleolus, net knot. [karyo + G. soma, body] * * * kar·yo·some …   Medical dictionary

  • karyosome — n. irregular mass of chromatin within a cell nucleus (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • karyosome — kar·yo·some …   English syllables

  • karyosome — n. the dense mass of chromatin found in the cell nucleus, which is composed mainly of chromosomes …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • karyosome — kar•y•o•some [[t]ˈkær i əˌsoʊm[/t]] n. cbl any of several masses of chromatin in the reticulum of a cell nucleus • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • karyosome — /ˈkæriəsoʊm/ (say kareeuhsohm) noun any of certain irregular or spherical bodies observed in the nucleus of a cell, which resemble a nucleolus but are differentiated from it. {karyo + some3} …   Australian English dictionary

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