Examples from the Web for chromosome
It's not delirium tremors and chromosome breakage and only a small number of users would be seriously harmed.
What does it mean, really, if your 14-week-old fetus has a deletion on chromosome 12?New Finding That Testing Could Identify Defects in Fetuses Is a Genetics Baby Step|Kent Sepkowitz|June 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There are at least two such systems among the factors in the first chromosome in Drosophila.
All the nuclei of the F1 generation have the chromosome constitution Aa.
Eosin is the most useful character among all those in the left end of the chromosome.
How can we reconcile the facts of hermaphroditism with the chromosome theory of sex determination?
In consequence a part of one chromosome comes to be now on one side and now on the other side of its mate.A Critique of the Theory of Evolution|Thomas Hunt Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for chromosome
Word Origin and History for chromosome
1889, from German Chromosom, coined 1888 by German anatomist Wilhelm von Waldeyer-Hartz (1836-1921), from Latinized form of Greek khroma "color" (see chroma) + -some (3)). So called because the structures contain a substance that stains readily with basic dyes.