chromocenter

noun
chro·mo·cen·ter | \ ˈkrō-mə-ˌsen-tər \

Definition of chromocenter 

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

First Known Use of chromocenter

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chromocenter

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

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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

Other words from chromocenter

chromocentric \ˌkrō-mə-ˈsen-trik \ adjective

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