the dissolution and disintegration of chromatin.
- chro·mat·o·lyt·ic [kruh-mat-l-it-ik, kroh-muh-tl-it-], /krəˌmæt lˈɪt ɪk, ˌkroʊ mə tlˈɪt-/, adjective
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How to use chromatolysis in a sentence
Some of the cells of the anterior horn were swollen and the nuclei eccentric; chromatolysis had occurred in many of them.Handbook of Medical Entomology | William Albert Riley
British Dictionary definitions for chromatolysis
cytology the dissolution of stained material, such as chromatin in injured cells
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