chromosome number

noun

Definition of chromosome number 

: the usually constant number of chromosomes characteristic of a particular kind of animal or plant

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1910, in the meaning defined above

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chromosome number

noun

Medical Definition of chromosome number 

: the usually constant number of chromosomes characteristic of a particular kind of animal or plant

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