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heterochromatization

noun het·ero·chro·ma·ti·za·tion \ ˌhet-ər-ō-ˌkrō-mə-tə-ˈzā-shən \
variants: also heterochromatinization play \-mə-tin-i-ˈzā-\ also British heterochromatisation also heterochromatinisation

medical Definition of heterochromatization

: the transformation of or the extent of the transformation of genetically active euchromatin to inactive heterochromatin

heterochromatized

also British heterochromatised play \-ˈkrō-mə-ˌtīzd\ adjective

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