chromocenter

noun chro·mo·cen·ter \ ˈkrō-mə-ˌsen-tər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of chromocenter

: a densely staining aggregation of heterochromatic regions in the nucleus of some cells

Origin and Etymology of chromocenter

probably borrowed from Italian cromocentro, from cromo- chromo- + centro 1center


Medical Dictionary

chromocenter

noun chro·mo·cen·ter \ ˈkrō-mə-ˌsent-ər \

medical Definition of chromocenter

: a densely staining nuclear body associated with the chromatin of some cells

chromocentric

play \ˌkrō-mə-ˈsen-trik\ adjective

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