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

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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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