dikaryon

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Related to Dikaryote: plasmogamy, karyogamy, monokaryotic

dikaryon

[dī′kar·ē‚än]
(mycology)
Also spelled dicaryon.
A pair of distinct, unfused nuclei in the same cell brought together by union of plus and minus hyphae in certain mycelia.
Mycelium containing dikaryotic cells.