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chromonema

 [kro″mo-ne´mah] (pl. chromone´mata) (Gr.)
the coiled central thread of a chromatid along which lie the chromomeres. adj., adj chromone´mal.

chro·mo·ne·ma

, pl.

chro·mo·ne·ma·ta

(krō'mō-nē'mă, -ma-tă),
The coiled filament in which the genes are located, which extends the entire length of a chromosome and exhibits an intensely positive Feulgen test result for DNA.
Synonym(s): chromatic fiber
[chromo- + G. nēma, thread]

chromonema

/chro·mo·ne·ma/ (-ne´mah) pl. chromone´mata   the central thread of a chromatid, along which lie the chromomeres.chromone´mal

chromonema

(krō′mə-nē′mə)
n. pl. chromone·mata (-mə-tə)
The spirally coiled central filament of a chromatid along which the chromomeres are aligned.

chro′mo·ne·mat′ic (-nə-măt′ĭk), chro′mo·ne′mic (-nē′mĭk) adj.

chromonema

[krō′mənē′mə] pl. chromonemata
Etymology: Gk, chroma + nema, thread
the part of a chromosome along which the chromomeres lie during cell division. Also called chromoneme. See also chromosome. chromonemal, chromonematic, chromonemic, adj.

chro·mo·ne·ma

, pl. chromonemata (krō'mō-nē'mă, -tă)
The coiled filament in which the genes are located, which extends the entire length of a chromosome.
[chromo- + G. nēma, thread]

chromonema

pl. chromonemata [Gr.] the coiled central thread of a chromatid along which lie the chromomeres.