n. [Gr. chroma, color; meros, part]
One of the bead-like concentrations of chromatin found along the length of a chromosome.

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  • chromomere — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1896 one of the small bead shaped and heavily staining masses of coiled chromatin that are linearly arranged along the chromosome • chromomeric adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • chromomere — chromomeric /kroh meuh mer ik, mear /, adj. /kroh meuh mear /, n. 1. Genetics. one of the beadlike granules arranged in a linear series in a chromonema. 2. Anat. the central, granular part of a blood platelet. Cf. hyalomere. [1895 1900; CHROMO +… …   Universalium

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  • chromomere — chro·mo·mere …   English syllables

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