karyophage

karyophage

 [kar´e-o-fāj″]
a protozoon that phagocytizes the nucleus of the cell it infects.

kar·y·o·phage

(kar'ē-ō-fāj'),
An intracellular parasite that feeds on the host nucleus.
[karyo- + G. phagō, to devour]

kar·y·o·phage

(kar'ē-ō-fāj)
An intracellular parasite that feeds on the host nucleus.
[karyo- + G. phagō, to devour]