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chromatin

chro·ma·tin

chromatin

pronunciation:
kro m tihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a protoplasmic substance in cell nuclei that contains the genes and forms the chromosomes.
derivations: chromatinic (adj.), chromatoid (adj.)
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The word chromatin contains the following part:
chrom, chromo, chromato, -chrome Greek root that means color, pigment; the element chromium or the substance chromatin