Meaning of CHROMOSOME in English

CHROMOSOME

n. Biochem. one of the threadlike structures, usu. found in the cell nucleus, that carry the genetic information in the form of genes. chromosome map a plan showing the relative positions of genes along the length of a chromosome. chromosomal adj.

[ G Chromosom (as CHROMO-(2), -SOME(3)) ]

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