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chromatin


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chromatin  \Chro"ma*tin\,  n.  (Biol.) 
  The  deeply  staining  substance  of  the  nucleus  and  chromosomes 
  of  cells,  now  supposed  to  be  the  physical  basis  of 
  inheritance,  and  generally  regarded  as  the  same  substance  as 
  the  hypothetical  idioplasm  or  germ  plasm. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chromatin  \Chro"ma*tin\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  ?,  color.]  (Biol.) 
  Tissue  which  is  capable  of  being  stained  by  dyes. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chromatin 
  n  :  the  readily  stainable  substance  of  a  cell  nucleus  consisting 
  of  DNA  and  RNA  and  various  proteins 




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