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chromomere

[ kroh-muh-meer ]
/ ˈkroʊ məˌmɪər /
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noun
Genetics. one of the beadlike granules arranged in a linear series in a chromonema.
Anatomy. the central, granular part of a blood platelet.
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Origin of chromomere

First recorded in 1895–1900; chromo- + -mere

OTHER WORDS FROM chromomere

chro·mo·mer·ic [kroh-muh-mer-ik, -meer-], /ˌkroʊ məˈmɛr ɪk, -ˈmɪər-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chromomere

chromomere
/ (ˈkrəʊməˌmɪə) /

noun
cytology any of the dense areas of chromatin along the length of a chromosome during the early stages of cell division
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