mi·​cro·​chro·​mo·​some -ˈkrō-mə-ˌsōm, -ˌzōm How to pronounce microchromosome (audio)
: any of the smaller chromosomes of a species that exhibits chromosomal polymorphism in size

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“Microchromosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/microchromosome. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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