karyokinesis etymology

English word karyokinesis comes from English -kinesis (Movement, motion.), English karyo- (Relating to the nucleus of cells.)

Detailed word origin of karyokinesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-kinesis English (eng) Movement, motion.
karyo- English (eng) Relating to the nucleus of cells.
karyokinesis English (eng) (biology) The process of change that takes place during the division of a cell nucleus at mitosis or meiosis.

Words with the same origin as karyokinesis

Descendants of -kinesis
acrokinesis aerokinesis amphikinesis autokinesis biokinesis chemokinesis diakinesis ferrokinesis geokinesis hydrokinesis hypokinesis metakinesis microkinesis neurokinesis nucleokinesis optokinesis orthokinesis parakinesis photokinesis pryokinesis psychokinesis teek telekinesis telekinetic thermokinesis
Descendants of karyo-
dikaryophyte karyoclasis karyoclastic karyocyte karyoevolution karyofission karyogamic karyogamy karyogenesis karyogenic karyogram karyolymph karyolytic karyomegaly karyomere karyomeric karyomorph karyoplast karyorrhectic karyorrhexis karyotype karyotypic megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic