How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"karyo" is from "karuon" (kernel) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "cell nucleus" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The only time that fungal nuclei ever actually merge with their cell-mate is just before spore production, and this process is called karyogamy.|
|Caryopses are typical of members of the grass family, including the cereals.|