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chromomere

[kroh-muh-meer] /ˈkroʊ məˌmɪər/
noun
1.
Genetics. one of the beadlike granules arranged in a linear series in a chromonema.
2.
Anatomy. the central, granular part of a blood platelet.
Compare hyalomere.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; chromo- + -mere
Related forms
chromomeric
[kroh-muh-mer-ik, -meer-] /ˌkroʊ məˈmɛr ɪk, -ˈmɪər-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chromomere

chromomere

/ˈkrəʊməˌmɪə/
noun
1.
(cytology) any of the dense areas of chromatin along the length of a chromosome during the early stages of cell division
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chromomere in Medicine

chromomere chro·mo·mere (krō'mə-mēr')
n.

  1. A condensed segment of a chromonema.

  2. See granulomere.

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