isopyknosis

noun
iso·​pyk·​no·​sis
variants: also isopycnosis \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

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