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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 of chromomere

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1896


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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "chromomere"


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