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noun chro·ma·tin \ˈkrō-mət-ən\

Medical Definition of CHROMATIN

:  a complex of a nucleic acid with basic proteins (as histone) in eukaryotic cells that is usually dispersed in the interphase nucleus and condensed into chromosomes in mitosis and meiosis
chro·ma·tin·ic \ˌkrō-mə-ˈtin-ik\ adjective

Illustration of CHROMATIN


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