heteropyknosis

[hĕt′ə-rō-pĭk-nōsĭs]

n.

A state of variable density between chromosomes of different cells or between individual chromosomes.

Nearby words

  1. heteroploid,
  2. heteroploidy,
  3. heteropolar,
  4. heteropterous,
  5. heteroptics,
  6. heteroromantic,
  7. heteroscedastic,
  8. heterosex,
  9. heterosexism,
  10. heterosexist


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