chromomere [kroh-muh-meer] Word Origin noun

  1. Genetics. one of the beadlike granules arranged in a linear series in a chromonema.
  2. Anatomy. the central, granular part of a blood platelet.

Compare hyalomere. Origin of chromomere First recorded in 1895–1900; chromo- + -mere Related formschro·mo·mer·ic [kroh-muh-mer-ik, -meer-] /ˌkroʊ məˈmɛr ɪk, -ˈmɪər-/, adjective British Dictionary definitions for chromomere chromomere noun

  1. cytology any of the dense areas of chromatin along the length of a chromosome during the early stages of cell division

chromomere in Medicine chromomere [krō′mə-mîr′] n.

  1. A condensed segment of a chromonema.
  2. granulomere

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