Meaning of CHROMOSOME in English


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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