HyperDic: chromatin

English > 1 sense of the word chromatin:
NOUNbodychromatin, chromatin granulethe readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins
English > chromatin: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus consisting of DNA and RNA and various proteins; during mitotic division it condenses into chromosomes.
Synonymchromatin granule
Part ofchromosomeA threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order
nucleus, cell nucleus, karyonA part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
Narrowersex chromatinchromatin found only in female cells
Broaderbody substanceThe substance of the body
Spanishcromatina
Catalancromatina
Adjectiveschromatinic(of substance of a cell nucleus) readily colored by stains

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