euchromatin

noun
eu·​chro·​ma·​tin | \ (ˌ)yü-ˈkrō-mə-tən How to pronounce euchromatin (audio) \

Definition of euchromatin

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

Other Words from euchromatin

euchromatic \ ˌyü-​krō-​ˈma-​tik How to pronounce euchromatic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of euchromatin

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Euchromatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/euchromatin. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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euchromatin

noun
eu·​chro·​ma·​tin | \ (ˈ)yü-ˈkrō-mət-ən How to pronounce euchromatin (audio) \

Medical Definition of euchromatin

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

Other Words from euchromatin

euchromatic \ ˌyü-​krō-​ˈmat-​ik How to pronounce euchromatic (audio) \ adjective

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