synkaryon

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syn·kar·y·on

 (sĭn-kăr′ē-ŏn′, -ē-ən)
n.
The nucleus of a fertilized egg immediately after the male and female nuclei have fused.

[syn- + Greek karuon, nut, seed; see kar- in Indo-European roots.]

syn·kar′y·on′ic (-ŏn′ĭk) adj.

synkaryon

(sɪnˈkærɪˌɒn)
n
(Biology) biology the nucleus of a fertilized egg
[C20: New Latin, from syn- + Greek karuon a nut]
synˌkaryˈonic adj

syn•kar•y•on

(sɪnˈkær iˌɒn, -ən)

n., pl. -kar•y•a (-ˈkær i ə)
Biol.
a nucleus formed by the fusion of two preexisting nuclei.
[1900–05; syn- + Greek káryon nut, kernel; compare karyo-]