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chromomere

 [kro´mo-mēr]
1. any of the beadlike granules occurring in series along a chromonema.
2. granulomere.
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chro·mo·mere

(krō'mō-mēr),
1. A condensed segment of a chromonema; densely staining bands visible in chromosomes under certain conditions.
2. Synonym(s): granulomere
[chromo- + G. meros, a part]
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chromomere

(krō′mə-mîr′)
n.
One of the serially aligned beadlike granules of concentrated chromatin that constitutes a chromosome during the early phases of cell division.

chro′mo·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk, -mîr′-) adj.
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chro·mo·mere

(krō'mō-mēr)
1. A condensed segment of a chromonema; densely staining bands visible in chromosomes under certain conditions.
2. Synonym(s): granulomere.
[chromo- + G. meros, a part]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

chromomere

one of many densely staining bands across the SALIVARY GLAND CHROMOSOMES of certain insects, each of which are thought to represent the actual location of a different gene group.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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