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nucleosome

noun nu·cle·o·some \-ˌsōm\

Definition of NUCLEOSOME

:  any of the repeating globular subunits of chromatin that consist of a complex of DNA and histone
nu·cle·o·so·mal \ˌnü-klē-ə-ˈsō-məl, ˌnyü-\ adjective

First Known Use of NUCLEOSOME

1962
Medical Dictionary

nucleosome

noun nu·cleo·some \-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of NUCLEOSOME

:  any of the repeating globular subunits of chromatin that consist of a complex of DNA and histone and are thought to be present only during interphase
nu·cleo·so·mal \ˌn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

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