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chromomere

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noun chro·mo·mere \ˈkrō-mə-ˌmir\

Definition of chromomere

  1. :  one of the small bead-shaped and heavily staining masses of coiled chromatin that are linearly arranged along the chromosome

chromomeric

play \ˌkrō-mə-ˈmer-ik, -ˈmir-\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of chromomere

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1896


Medical Dictionary

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chromomere

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noun chro·mo·mere \ˈkrō-mə-ˌmi(ə)r\

Medical Definition of chromomere

  1. :  the highly refractile portion of a blood platelet—compare hyalomere




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chromomere

noun chro·mo·mere

Medical Definition of chromomere

  1. :  one of the small bead-shaped and heavily staining concentrations of chromatin that are linearly arranged along the chromosome

chromomeric

\ˌkrō-mə-ˈmer-ik, -ˈmi(ə)r-\play play adjective



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