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chromomere (plural chromomeres)
- (genetics) Any of a group of beadlike granules of chromatin that constitutes a chromosome during cell division.
- 1900 January 1, Gustav Eisen, “A Preliminary Account of the Spermatogenesis of Batrachoseps attenuatus, Polymorphous spermatogonia, Auxocytes and Spermatocytes”, in Biological Bulletin, volume 1, number 2:
- The nucleus contains the following more or less distinct parts: chromioles, chromomeres, chromosomes, chromoplasts, linoplasts, linin, chromoplasm, endochromatic granules, and parachromatic granules.
any of a group of beadlike granules of chromatin that constitutes a chromosome during cell division