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heterochromosome

[het-er-uh-kroh-muh-sohm] /ˌhɛt ər əˈkroʊ məˌsoʊm/
noun, Genetics.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; hetero- + chromosome
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British Dictionary definitions for heterochromosome

heterochromosome

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

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

  1. A chromosome composed primarily of heterochromatin.

  2. See allosome.

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