Definition of karyolysis in English:

karyolysis

Syllabification: kar·y·ol·y·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌkarēˈäləsis
 
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noun

Biology
Dissolution of a cell nucleus, especially during mitosis.
More example sentences
  • Apoptosis in colonic crypt epithelial cells was measured by observing the frequency of karyorrhexis and karyolysis in 1000 cells.
  • In contrast, the treated section exhibits uniform, acute necrosis, with pyknotic nuclei, karyolysis and karyorrhexis; mild hemorrhage and significant zones of pigmented cellular debris.
  • Frequencies of nuclear abnormalities other than micronuclei, such as binucleates, karyorrhexis and karyolysis, were also evaluated.

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