Glossary Term: Heterokaryotic

Cells where two or more genetically different nuclei share one common cytoplasm. It is the antonym of homokaryotic. This is the stage after plasmogamy, the fusion of the cytoplasm, and before karyogamy, the fusion of the nuclei. It is neither 1n nor 2n. It is in the sexual reproductive cycle of fungal organisms.

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Created: 2019-06-24 23:09:44 EDT (-0400)
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