Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any one of six homologous chromosomes in an aneuploid complement.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Probably formed by the combination of hexa- + -some, after the earlier hexasomic (1922) and hexasomy (1939).

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.