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.
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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.
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achromatin

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