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chro•ma•tin



Pronunciation: (krō'mu-tin), [key]
n. Cell Biol.
the readily stainable substance of a cell nucleus, consisting of DNA, RNA, and various proteins, that forms chromosomes during cell division. See diag. under cell.

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