isopyknosis

noun
iso·​pyk·​no·​sis
variants: also isopycnosis \ ˌī-​sō-​pik-​ˈnō-​səs How to pronounce isopycnosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of isopyknosis

: the quality or state of some chromosomes or of parts of some chromosomes in a nucleus of staining uniformly and being coiled to the same degree — compare heteropyknosis

Other Words from isopyknosis

isopyknotic also isopycnotic \ -​ˈnät-​ik How to pronounce isopycnotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Isopyknosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/isopyknosis. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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