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chromosome band

noun
1.
any of the transverse bands that appear on a chromosome after staining. The banding pattern is unique to each type of chromosome, allowing characterization
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chromosome band in Medicine

chromosome band n.
An area across the width of a chromosome that stains darkly or in a contrasting manner.

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