heterochromosome


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het·er·o·chro·mo·some

 (hĕt′ə-rō-krō′mə-sōm′)
n.
A sex chromosome.

heterochromosome

(ˌhɛtərəʊˈkrəʊməˌsəʊm)
n
1. (Biology) an atypical chromosome, esp a sex chromosome
2. (Biology) a chromosome composed mainly of heterochromatin
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The heterochromosomes and satellite chromosomes were not observed in all chromosomes in the complement.