chromonema


chro·mo·ne·ma

noun \ˌkrō-mə-ˈnē-mə\
plural chro·mo·ne·ma·ta\-ˈnē-mə-tə\

Definition of CHROMONEMA

:  the coiled filamentous core of a chromatid
chro·mo·ne·mat·ic \-ni-ˈma-tik\ adjective

Origin of CHROMONEMA

New Latin, from chrom- + Greek nēmat-, nēma thread — more at nemat-
First Known Use: circa 1925

chro·mo·ne·ma

noun \ˌkrō-mə-ˈnē-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural chro·mo·ne·ma·ta \-ˈnē-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of CHROMONEMA

: the coiled filamentous core of a chromatid
chro·mo·ne·mat·ic \-ni-ˈmat-ik\ or chro·mo·ne·mal \-ˈnē-məl\ or chro·mo·ne·ma·tal \-ˈnē-mət-əl, -ˈnem-ət-\ adjective

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