chromosoom

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Chromosom. Equivalent to chromo- +‎ -soom.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌxroː.moːˈsoːm/
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  • Hyphenation: chro‧mo‧soom

Noun[edit]

chromosoom n (plural chromosomen, diminutive chromosoompje n)

  1. chromosome, structure in the cell nucleus containing genes
    Synonym: kernlis