chromonemal

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chromonema (ˌkrəʊməˈniːmə)
 
n , pl -mata
1.  the coiled mass of threads visible within a nucleus at the start of cell division
2.  a coiled chromatin thread within a single chromosome
 
[C20: from chromo- + Greek nēma thread, yarn]
 
chromo'nemal
 
adj
 
chromonematic
 
adj
 
chromo'nemic
 
adj

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