karyogamy


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kar·y·og·a·my

 (kăr′ē-ŏg′ə-mē)
n.
The coming together and fusing of cell nuclei, as in fertilization.
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karyogamy

(ˌkærɪˈɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Biology) biology the fusion of two gametic nuclei during fertilization
karyogamic adj
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kar·y·og·a·my

n. cariogamía, conjugación celular con unión de dos núcleos.
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