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B chromosome

noun
variants: also

B–chromosome

Medical Definition of B chromosome

  1. :  a small, usually heterochromatic chromosome present in addition to the normal complement of chromosomes in some members of a species B chromosomes do not contain any structural genes and have a highly variable pattern of inheritance separate from that of the normal chromosomal complement. They are most often found in plants and invertebrates.


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