prochromosome

noun

pro·​chro·​mo·​some -ˈkrō-mə-ˌsōm, -ˌzōm How to pronounce prochromosome (audio)
: a condensed heterochromatic portion of a chromosome visible in the resting nucleus

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“Prochromosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/prochromosome. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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