chromatin nucleolus


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kar·y·o·some

(kar'ē-ō-sōm),
A mass of chromatin often found in the interphase cell nucleus representing a more condensed zone of chromatin filaments.
[karyo- + G. sōma, body]

chromatin nucleolus

See karyosome.
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Oocytes at this stage were found in slides made from tissues of females in all maturity stages, unlike the Chromatin nucleolus oocytes, which were observed only in immature females.
Samplings conducted in different months of the year enabled the characterization of the five types of oocytes that make up the complete oocyte development cycle of Steindacheniridion scriptum females kept in captivity, namely: Chromatin nucleolus, Perinucleolar, Cortical alveolar, Vitellogenic and Mature.