Translation of "chromosome" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈkrəʊ.mə.səʊm/ us /ˈkroʊ.mə.soʊm/

any of the rod-like structures found in all living cells, containing the chemical patterns that control what an animal or plant is like

X and Y chromosomes
sex chromosomes
chromosomal adjective uk /ˌkrəʊ.məˈsəʊ.məl/ us /ˌkroʊ.məˈsoʊ-/

(Translation of “chromosome” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈkrouməˌsoum/

(biology) one of the thread-shaped structures that are found in the central part (= nucleus) of living cells and contain genes

Human cells have 23 pairs of chromosomes.

(Translation of “chromosome” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)