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chromosomenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkrəʊ.mə.səʊm/  us   /ˈkroʊ.mə.soʊm/
chromosomal
adjective uk   /ˌkrəʊ.məˈsəʊ.məl/  us   /ˌkroʊ.məˈsoʊ-/
chromosomal ​abnormalities/​defects
(Definition of chromosome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chromosomenoun [C]

 us   /ˈkroʊ·məˌsoʊm/
biology any of the ​structuresshaped like ​rods that are ​found in ​livingcells and ​contain the ​genes (= ​chemicalpatterns) which ​control what an ​animal or ​plant is like
(Definition of chromosome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “chromosome”
in Spanish Cromosoma…
in Vietnamese nhiễm sắc thể…
in Malaysian kromosom…
in Thai โครโมโซม…
in Chinese (Simplified) 染色体…
in Turkish kromozom…
in Russian хромосома…
in Indonesian kromoson…
in Chinese (Traditional) 染色體…
in Polish chromosom…
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