chromatin

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From German Chromatin, from (combining form of) Ancient Greek χρῶμα (khrôma, colour) + -in.

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chromatin (plural chromatins)

  1. (biology) A complex of DNA, RNA and proteins within the cell nucleus out of which chromosomes condense during cell division.

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