karyoclasis


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kar·y·or·rhex·is

(kar'ē-ō-rek'sis),
Fragmentation of the nucleus whereby its chromatin is distributed irregularly throughout the cytoplasm; a stage of necrosis usually followed by karyolysis.
Synonym(s): karyoclasis
[karyo- + G. rhexis, rupture]

karyoclasis, karyoclastic