1. The cytoplasm around the nucleus, such as that of the cell body of nerve cells. 2. The body of the odontoblast, excluding the dentinal fiber. 3. The cell body of the nerve cell, as distinguished from its axon and dendrites. [peri- + G. karyon, kernel]

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peri·kary·on also peri·cary·on -'kar-ē-.än, -ən n, pl -karya also -carya -ē-ə CELL BODY
peri·kary·al -ē-əl adj

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peri·kary·on (per″e-karґe-on) pl. perikarґya [peri- + karyon] the cell body as distinguished from the nucleus and the processes; applied particularly to neurons.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • perikaryon — perikaryon. См. перикарион. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Perikaryon — Perikaryon,   der Zellkörper der Nervenzelle (Nervengewebe) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Perikaryon — Perikaryon, Soma, Zellkörper eines ⇒ Neurons. Im P., das den Zellkern enthält, laufen fast alle Biosyntheseleistungen des Neurons ab. Endoplasmatisches Reticulum und Golgi Apparat sind in ihm daher stark entwickelt. Das granuläre endoplasmatische …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Perikaryon — Aufbau einer Nervenzelle …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • perikaryon — noun (plural perikarya) Etymology: New Latin, from peri + Greek karyon nut, kernel more at careen Date: 1897 cell body • perikaryal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perikaryon — n.; pl. karya [Gr. peri, around; karyon, nucleus] The portion of the cell that contains the nucleus …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • perikaryon — Cell body surrounding nucleus of a neuron does not include axonal and dendritic processes …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • perikaryon — /per i kar ee on , euhn/, n., pl. perikarya / kar ee euh/. Biol. See cell body. [1895 1900; PERI + Gk káryon nut, kernel] * * * …   Universalium

  • perikaryon — noun The cell body of a neuron or of an odontoblast …   Wiktionary

  • Perikaryon — Peri|ka̱ryon [↑peri... u. gr. ϰαρυον = Nuß; Fruchtkern] s; s, ...rya: der den Zellkern umgebende Zellkörper …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

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