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English Dictionary: Chromosome by the DICT Development Group
2 results for Chromosome
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order; "humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Chromosome \Chro"mo*some`\, n. [Gr. [?] color + [?] the body.]
      One of the minute bodies into which the chromatin of the
      nucleus is resolved during mitotic cell division; the {idant}
      of Weismann.
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