Definition of Chromosome. Meaning of Chromosome. Synonyms of Chromosome

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Definition of Chromosome

Chromosome
Chromosome Chro"mo*some`, n. [Gr. ? color + ? the body.] (Biol.) One of the minute bodies into which the chromatin of the nucleus is resolved during mitotic cell division; the idant of Weismann.

Meaning of Chromosome from wikipedia

- A chromosome is a long DNA molecule with part or all of the genetic material of an organism. Most eukaryotic chromosomes include packaging proteins called...
- Y chromosome is one of two **** chromosomes (allosomes) in therian mammals, including humans, and many other animals. The other is the X chromosome. Y...
- A chromosome abnormality, chromosomal anomaly, chromosomal aberration, chromosomal mutation, or chromosomal disorder, is a missing, extra, or irregular...
- individual is determined by a pair of **** chromosomes. Females have two of the same kind of **** chromosome (XX), and are called the homogametic ****. Males...
- inversion is a chromosome rearrangement in which a segment of a chromosome is reversed end-to-end. An inversion occurs when a single chromosome undergoes breakage...
- A couple of homologous chromosomes, or homologs, are a set of one maternal and one paternal chromosome that pair up with each other inside a cell during...
- Chromosome 21 is one of the 23 pairs of chromosomes in humans. Chromosome 21 is both the smallest human autosome and chromosome, with 48 million base...
- In genetics, chromosome translocation is a phenomenon that results in unusual rearrangement of chromosomes. This includes balanced and unbalanced translocation...
- The X chromosome is one of the two ****-determining chromosomes (allosomes) in many organisms, including mammals (the other is the Y chromosome), and is...
- The Philadelphia chromosome or Philadelphia translocation (Ph) is a specific genetic abnormality in chromosome 22 of leukemia cancer cells (particularly...