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1. A linear strand of DNA and associated proteins in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells that carries the genes and functions in the transmission of hereditary information.
2. A circular strand of DNA in bacteria and archaea that contains the hereditary information necessary for cell life.

chro′mo·so′mal (-sō′məl), chro′mo·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
chro′mo·so′mal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.chromosomal - of or relating to a chromosome; "chromosomal defect"


[ˌkrəʊməˈsəʊməl] ADJcromosomático, cromosómico


a. cromosómico-a, rel. al cromosoma;
___ aberrationsaberraciones ___ -s.


adj cromosómico
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The effects of a chromosomal inversion on adult size and male mating success in the seaweed fly, Coelopa frigida.
Chromosomal inversion polymorphisms influence morphological traits in Trimerotropis pallidipennis (Orthoptera).
A chromosomal inversion polymorphism in Scandinavian populations of the seaweed fly, Coelopa frigida.
Although there is an environmental component of the variance in adult size (which has not yet been measured), this character is largely determined by a super-gene (the chromosomal inversion system) with just two alleles.