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Homokaryon A multinucleate cell containing nuclei of only one genotype. (Gk. homos, alike; karyon, nut, nucleus.)
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Nucleus The term introduced by Brown (1833) for the more or less spherical structure which occures in cells and stains deeply with basic dyes. The cellular organelle in eukaryotes that contains the genetic material.
Genotype The term proposed by Johannsen (1909) for the hereditary constitution of an individual, or of particular nuclei within its cells.

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