achromatin


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ach·ro·ma·tin

(ă-krō'mă-tin),
The weakly staining components of the nucleus, such as the nuclear sap and euchromatin.

achromatin

/achro·ma·tin/ (ah-kro´mah-tin) the faintly staining groundwork of a cell nucleus.

achromatin

(ā-krō′mə-tĭn)
n.
The part of a cell nucleus that remains less colored than the rest of the nucleus when stained or dyed.

a·chro′ma·tin′ic adj.

achromatin

An obsolete term for any weakly staining nuclear component (e.g., nucleoplasm) which is not chromatin.