spi·​reme ˈspī-ˌrēm How to pronounce spireme (audio)
: a continuous thread observed in fixed preparations of the prophase of mitosis that appears to be a strand of chromatin but is generally held to be an artifact

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“Spireme.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/spireme. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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