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Pronunciation: ā-kar′ē-ō-sīt

Definition: A cell without a nucleus (karyon), such as the erythrocyte.

Synonym(s): acaryote, akaryote

[G. a- priv. + karyon, kernel, + kytos, a hollow (cell)]

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