euchromatin

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noun eu·chro·ma·tin \(ˌ)yü-ˈkrō-mə-tən\

Definition of euchromatin

  1. :  the part of chromatin that is genetically active and is largely composed of genes

euchromatic

play \ˌyü-krō-ˈma-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of euchromatin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1932


Medical Dictionary

euchromatin

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noun eu·chro·ma·tin \(ˈ)yü-ˈkrō-mət-ən\

Medical Definition of euchromatin

  1. :  the genetically active portion of chromatin that is largely composed of genes

euchromatic

\ˌyü-krō-ˈmat-ik\play adjective

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