Definition of perikaryal in US English:

perikaryal

adjective

Physiology
  • See perikaryon

    • ‘Immunohistochemically, the cells with ganglionic features showed focal perikaryal staining for synaptophysin and chromogranin.’
    • ‘Typically, the localization was diffuse within the individual tumor cells and was distributed equally in both the perikaryal cytoplasm and in major fibrillated cell processes.’

Pronunciation

perikaryal

/-ˈkarēəl/