nucleosome

noun
nu·cle·o·some | \ˈnü-klē-ə-ˌsōm, ˈnyü-\

Definition of nucleosome 

: any of the repeating globular subunits of chromatin that consist of a complex of DNA and histone

Other Words from nucleosome

nucleosomal \ˌnü-klē-ə-ˈsō-məl, ˌnyü- \ adjective

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1962, in the meaning defined above

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nucleosome

noun
nu·cleo·some | \-ˌsōm \

Medical Definition of nucleosome 

: any of the repeating globular subunits of chromatin that consist of a complex of DNA and histone and are thought to be present only during interphase

Other Words from nucleosome

nucleosomal \ˌn(y)ü-klē-ə-ˈsō-məl \ adjective

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