Kar`y*o*ste*no"sis (?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a nut, kernel + a being straitened.] Biol.

Direct cell division (in which there is first a simple division of the nucleus, without any changes in its structure, followed by division of the protoplasm of the karyostenotic mode of nuclear division.


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