lampbrush chromosome


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lamp·brush chromosome

 (lămp′brŭsh′)
n.
A large chromosome found especially in the immature eggs of amphibians, consisting of two long strands that form many brushlike loops along the main axis of the chromosome.
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lampbrush chromosome

(ˈlæmpˌbrʌʃ)
n
a chromosome with looped projections resembling a brush
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