chromosome complement


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chromosome complement

the normal number of chromosomes found in the somatic cells of a given species. In humans it is 46, consisting of 22 pairs of homologous autosomes and 1 pair of sex chromosomes.

chromosome complement

The entire set of chromosomes in a species–in humans, 46 chromosomes
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Unusual chromosome complement in the brooding bivalve Lasea consanguinea.
The cells' chromosome complement showed no abnormalities, suggesting chromosomal stability.
In this species, approximately two-thirds of the chromosomes form tetravalent associations at meiosis, as expected when the genome has doubled in size through doubling of the entire chromosome complement (Tanaka, 1940b; Yan-Cheng & Qiu-Yun, 1989).
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The chromosome complement of rabbit blastocysts in relation to the time of mating and ovulation.
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Females of the three species show a chromosome complement of 44 telocentric chromosomes, with a similar karyotype.