chromidium

noun

chro·​mid·​i·​um krə-ˈmid-ē-əm, krō- How to pronounce chromidium (audio)
plural chromidia -ē-ə How to pronounce chromidium (audio)
: a chromatin or chromatinlike granule in the cytoplasm of a cell
especially : one of nuclear origin
chromidial adjective

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“Chromidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chromidium. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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