karyotheca

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

karyo- +‎ theca

Noun[edit]

karyotheca (plural karyothecas)

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of nuclear membrane
    • 1900 September 1, Gustav Eisen, “The spermatogenesis of Batrachoseps”, in Journal of Morphology, volume 17, page 9:
      Karyosome, or nucleus — comprises the following parts: nuclear wall, or karyotheca, chromosomes and their constituents, linin, what is generally known as nucleoli of various kinds.

Related terms[edit]