noun Cell Biology.
Related formschro·ma·tin·ic, adjectivechro·ma·toid, adjective
Examples from the Web for chromatin
During the resting stage this chromatin material may have the form of a thread, or may form a network of fibres (see Fig. 27).The Story of the Living Machine|H. W. Conn
The nucleus soon enlarges (fig. 80) and a large dense body (n) appears which stains like chromatin with various staining media.Studies in Spermatogenesis|Nettie Maria Stevens
A brief account of a chromatin element resembling the accessory chromosome in Sagitta has been added for comparison.Studies in Spermatogenesis (Part 1 of 2)|Nettie Maria Stevens
Half the chromatin material passes into each of the two cells formed.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
The nucleus is large and ellipsoidal, with characteristic longitudinal markings of chromatin.Marine Protozoa from Woods Hole|Gary N. Calkins