from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as pycnomorphic.

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  • adjective Alternative spelling of pyknotic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or exhibiting pyknosis


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  • If daily injections of anterohypo physeal extracts are continued for several weeks, beta cells first show pycnotic nuclei and then gradually disappear in great numbers.

    Bernardo Houssay - Nobel Lecture


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