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chromonema
medical dictionary

The coiled filament in which the genes are located, which extends the entire length of a chromosome and exhibits an intensely positive Feulgen test for DNA.

Synonyms: chromatic fibre.

Origin: chromo-+ G. Nema, thread

(05 Mar 2000)

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