oligopyrene

adjective ol·i·go·pyrene \¦älə̇gō, ə¦ligə+\

Definition of oligopyrene

  1. :  containing less than the normal amount of chromatin —used of a sperm cell — compare apyrene, eupyrene

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Origin and Etymology of oligopyrene

International Scientific Vocabulary olig- + pyrene; probably originally formed as German oligopyren


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