the gradual fading and disappearance of the nucleus (the chromatin) of a cell.
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hypochromatosis(hi?po-kro-ma-to'sis) [? + ? + osis, condition]
The disappearance of the chromatin or nucleus in a cell. Synonym: chromatolysis
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