karyoplast etymology

English word karyoplast comes from English -plast, English karyo- (Relating to the nucleus of cells.)

Detailed word origin of karyoplast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-plast English (eng) A plastid. A small body, structure, particle, or granule, especially of living matter.
karyo- English (eng) Relating to the nucleus of cells.
karyoplast English (eng) (cytology) A cellular nucleus together with a plasma membrane containing a small amount of cytoplasm.

Words with the same origin as karyoplast

Descendants of -plast
alloplast amyloplast arthroplast autoplast axoplast bdelloplast bioplast blepharoplast chloroplast chromoplast cytoplast ectoplast endoplast iridoplast kinetoplast leucoplast mesoplast monoplast osteoplast phragmoplast phycoplast spheroplast tonoplast trophoplast
Descendants of karyo-
dikaryophyte karyoclasis karyoclastic karyocyte karyoevolution karyofission karyogamic karyogamy karyogenesis karyogenic karyogram karyokinesis karyolymph karyolytic karyomegaly karyomere karyomeric karyomorph karyorrhectic karyorrhexis karyotype karyotypic megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic