karyorrhexis

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English[edit]

karyorrhexis in the sequence of events in apoptosis

Etymology[edit]

karyo- +‎ rhexis

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˌkæ.ɹi.ɔˈɹɛk.sɪs/

Noun[edit]

karyorrhexis (countable and uncountable, plural karyorrhexes)

  1. The destructive fragmentation of the nucleus of a dying cell whereby its chromatin is distributed irregularly throughout the cytoplasm.

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