lampbrush chromosome

noun
lamp·brush chromosome | \ˈlamp-ˌbrəsh- \

Definition of lampbrush chromosome 

: a greatly enlarged diplotene chromosome that has apparently filamentous granular loops extending from the chromomeres and is characteristic of some animal oocytes

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1911, in the meaning defined above

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lampbrush chromosome

noun
lamp·brush chromosome | \ˌlamp-ˌbrəsh- \

Medical Definition of lampbrush chromosome 

: a greatly enlarged diplotene chromosome that has apparently filamentous granular loops extending from the chromomeres and is characteristic of some animal oocytes

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