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heterochromosome

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A chromosome composed primarily of heterochromatin.
  • n. A sex chromosome.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sex chromosome
  • n. A chromosome rich in heterochromatin

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In cytology, a modified chromosome differing in form, size, and presumably also in function from all the other chromosomes in the same nucleus.

Etymologies

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From hetero- +‎ chromosome

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