Meaning of karyokinesis

kar•y•o•ki•ne•sis

Pronunciation: (kar"ē-ō-ki-nē'sis, -kī-), [key]
— n. Cell Biol.
  1. mitosis.
  2. the series of active changes that take place in the nucleus of a living cell in the process of division.
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