chromidium

noun
chro·​mid·​i·​um | \ krə-ˈmid-ē-əm, krō- How to pronounce chromidium (audio) \
plural chromidia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce chromidia (audio) \

Medical Definition of chromidium

: a chromatin or chromatinlike granule in the cytoplasm of a cell especially : one of nuclear origin

Other Words from chromidium

chromidial \ krə-​ˈmid-​ē-​əl, krō-​ How to pronounce chromidial (audio) \ adjective

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“Chromidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chromidium. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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