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Chromosome Definition

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[n] a threadlike body in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order

Misc. Definitions

\Chro"mo*some`\, n. [Gr. ? color + ? the body.] (Biol.) One of the minute bodies into which the chromatin of the nucleus is resolved during mitotic cell division; the {idant} of Weismann.

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