lampbrush chromosome


lamp·brush chromosome

noun \ˈlamp-ˌbrəsh-\

Definition of LAMPBRUSH CHROMOSOME

:  a greatly enlarged diplotene chromosome that has apparently filamentous granular loops extending from the chromomeres and is characteristic of some animal oocytes

First Known Use of LAMPBRUSH CHROMOSOME

1911

lamp·brush chromosome

noun \ˌlamp-ˌbrəsh-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LAMPBRUSH CHROMOSOME

: a greatly enlarged diplotene chromosome that has apparently filamentous granular loops extending from the chromomeres and is characteristic of some animal oocytes

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