noun chro·mo·cen·ter \ˈkrō-mə-ˌsen-tər\

Definition of CHROMOCENTER

:  a densely staining aggregation of heterochromatic regions in the nucleus of some cells

First Known Use of CHROMOCENTER



noun chro·mo·cen·ter \ˈkrō-mə-ˌsent-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHROMOCENTER

:  a densely staining nuclear body associated with the chromatin of some cells
chro·mo·cen·tric \ˌkrō-mə-ˈsen-trik\ adjective


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