heterosome


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het·er·o·some

(het'ĕr-ō-sōm),
In genetics, the chromosome pair that is different in the two sexes. See: sex chromosomes.
[hetero- + G. sōma, body]
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heterosome

see SEX CHROMOSOME.
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