heterochromatization

noun

het·​ero·​chro·​ma·​ti·​za·​tion ˌhet-ər-ō-ˌkrō-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce heterochromatization (audio)
variants also heterochromatinization also British heterochromatisation also heterochromatinisation
: the transformation of or the extent of the transformation of genetically active euchromatin to inactive heterochromatin
heterochromatized adjective
also British heterochromatised

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“Heterochromatization.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterochromatization. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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