Medical Dictionary

isopyknosis

noun iso·pyk·no·sis
variants: also isopycnosis play \ˌī-sō-pik-ˈnō-səs\

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

isopyknotic

also isopycnotic play \-ˈnät-ik\ adjective

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