idiochromatin

noun
id·​io·​chromatin | \ "+ \

Definition of idiochromatin

: the part of the chromatin of a cell that is thought to transmit genes and function in reproduction — compare trophochromatin

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First Known Use of idiochromatin

1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for idiochromatin

International Scientific Vocabulary idio- + chromatin

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“Idiochromatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/idiochromatin. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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