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Of a cell or a stage in cell division: characterized by the lack of a distinct nucleus.
A cell lacking a distinct nucleus.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Ray Lankester (1847–1929), zoologist. From a- + Hellenistic Greek καρυωτός nut-shaped from ancient Greek κάρυον nut + -ωτός.
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