spireme

noun
spi·​reme | \ ˈspī-ˌrēm How to pronounce spireme (audio) \

Medical Definition of spireme

: 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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