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1. chromosome

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

Synonyms

  • 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

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity
  • unbreakableness

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Words that Rhyme with Somatic Chromosome

Example sentences of the word somatic-chromosome


1. Noun Phrase
The other 44 are called somatic chromosomes because they contain genes that determine other biological features.

2. somatic

adjective. affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit.

Synonyms

  • bodily
  • corporeal
  • physical

Antonyms

  • incorporeal
  • unbodied
  • immateriality
  • incorporeality

Etymology

  • somatique (French)
  • σωματικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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