lampbrush chromosome

noun
lamp·​brush chromosome | \ ˈlamp-ˌbrəsh- How to pronounce lampbrush chromosome (audio) \

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

First Known Use of lampbrush chromosome

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Lampbrush chromosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lampbrush%20chromosome. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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lampbrush chromosome

noun
lamp·​brush chromosome | \ ˌlamp-ˌbrəsh- How to pronounce lampbrush chromosome (audio) \

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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