Heterochromosome



[het-er-uh-kroh-muh-sohm] /ˌhɛt ər əˈkroʊ məˌsoʊm/

noun, Genetics.
1.
.
/ˌhɛtərəʊˈkrəʊməˌsəʊm/
noun
1.
an atypical chromosome, esp a sex chromosome
2.
a chromosome composed mainly of heterochromatin

heterochromosome het·er·o·chro·mo·some (hět’ə-rō-krō’mə-sōm’)
n.

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