chromomere


chro·mo·mere

noun \ˈkrō-mə-ˌmir\

Definition of CHROMOMERE

:  one of the small bead-shaped and heavily staining masses of coiled chromatin that are linearly arranged along the chromosome
chro·mo·mer·ic \ˌkrō-mə-ˈmer-ik, -ˈmir-\ adjective

Origin of CHROMOMERE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1896

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