a type of densely staining chromosome of uncertain biological function, found in many plant and animal species.
noun 1. new town.
noun 1. dish (def 8). satellite dish A parabolic antenna used to receive signals relayed by satellite.
- Satellite dish aerial
noun 1. a parabolic aerial for reception from or transmission to an artificial satellite Often shortened to dish aerial, dish
- Satellite dna
satellite DNA n. A portion of DNA in animal cells whose density differs from that of the other DNA, consisting of short, repeating sequences of nucleotide pairs near the region of the centromere.