heteropyknosis

heteropyknosis

 [het″er-o-pik-no´sis]
1. the quality of showing variations in density throughout.
2. a state of differential condensation observed in different chromosomes, or in different regions of the same chromosome; it may be attenuated (negative heteropyknosis) or accentuated (positive heteropyknosis). adj., adj heteropyknot´ic.
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het·er·o·pyk·no·sis

, negative hpositive h (het'ĕr-ō-pik-nō'sis),
Any state of variable density or condensation, usually in different chromosomes or between different regions of the same chromosome; a region may be attenuated (negative h) or accentuated (positive h).
[hetero- + G. pyknos, dense]
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het·er·o·pyk·no·sis

(het'ĕr-ō-pik-nō'sis)
Any state of variable density or condensation, usually in different chromosomes or between different regions of the same chromosome; a region may be attenuated (negative heteropyknosis) or accentuated (positive heterpyknosis).
[hetero- + G. pyknos, dense]
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