1. chromosome

noun. ['ˈkroʊməˌsoʊm, ˈkroʊməˌzoʊm'] a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order.


  • kinetochore
  • nucleus
  • chromatin granule
  • chromatin
  • cistron
  • gene
  • centromere
  • cell nucleus
  • acrocentric chromosome
  • autosome
  • body
  • sex chromosome
  • nucleolar organizer
  • nucleolar organiser
  • nucleolus organiser
  • factor
  • telomere
  • telocentric chromosome
  • nucleolus organizer
  • karyon
  • chromatid
  • somatic chromosome
  • acentric chromosome


  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness

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Rhymes with Chromosome

  • rhizome

How do you pronounce chromosome?

Pronounce chromosome as ˈkroʊməˌzoʊm.

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Sentences with chromosome

1. Noun, singular or mass
Meiosis II divides the amount of genetics in half in each chromosome in each cell.

Quotes about chromosome

1. It's my turn to see you through,' she whispers, coming back to me and wrapping me in her blanket as I lose my shit all over again. She holds me until I recover my Y chromosome.
- Gayle Forman, Where She Went