chromosome complement

noun

Medical Definition of chromosome complement

: the entire group of chromosomes in a nucleus

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“Chromosome complement.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chromosome%20complement. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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