euchromatin


eu·chro·ma·tin

noun \(ˌ)yü-ˈkrō-mə-tən\

Definition of EUCHROMATIN

:  the part of chromatin that is genetically active and is largely composed of genes
eu·chro·mat·ic \ˌyü-krō-ˈma-tik\ adjective

Origin of EUCHROMATIN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1932

eu·chro·ma·tin

noun \(ˈ)yü-ˈkrō-mət-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EUCHROMATIN

: the genetically active portion of chromatin that is largely composed of genes
eu·chro·mat·ic \ˌyü-krō-ˈmat-ik\ adjective

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