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X-chromosome

noun [C] uk   /ˈeksˌkrəʊ.mə.səʊm/  us   /-ˌkroʊ.mə.soʊm/
a sex chromosome (= a structure containing chemical patterns) that exists as a pair in the cells of females and with a Y-chromosome in the cells of male animals
Translations of “X-chromosome”
in Chinese (Traditional) X染色體…
in Chinese (Simplified) X染色体…
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