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

Word History


International Scientific Vocabulary idio- + chromatin

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of idiochromatin was in 1909

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“Idiochromatin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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