Meaning of karyosome

kar•y•o•some

Pronunciation: (kar'ē-u-sōm"), [key]
— n. Cell Biol.
  1. Also calledany of several masses of chromatin in the reticulum of a cell nucleus.
  2. a chromosome.
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