Cell that contains two or more genetically different nuclei. Found naturally in many fungi and produced experimentally by cell fusion techniques, eg. hybridoma.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • heterokaryon — noun Etymology: New Latin, from heter + karyon, nucleus, from Greek, nut, kernel Date: 1941 a cell (as in the mycelium of a fungus) that contains two or more genetically unlike nuclei …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heterokaryon — /het euhr euh kar ee on , euhn/, n., pl. heterokarya / kar ee euh/. Biol. a cell containing two or more nuclei of differing genetic constitutions. [1940 45; HET ERO + Gk káryon nut, kernel; cf. KARYO ] * * * …   Universalium

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