chromosome band


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chro·mo·some band

a region of darker or contrasting staining across the width of a chromosome; the pattern of bands is characteristic for most chromosomes. See: banding.

chro·mo·some band

(krō'mŏ-sōm band)
A region of darker or contrasting staining across the width of a chromosome; the pattern of bands is characteristic for most chromosomes.
See: banding
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Karyotyping and chromosome band analysis were added to the arsenal of techniques available.
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