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chromatin a protoplasmic substance in cell nuclei that contains the genes and forms the chromosomes.
chromato- color.
chromatography a method of separating a mixture by passing it through a medium in which the component parts move at different rates.
-chrome colored (as specified). [3 definitions]
Chrome a web browser developed by Google.
chrome chromium or an alloy of chromium. [5 definitions]
chromemoly shortened form of "chromium molybdenum steel," a steel alloy used for making such things as bicycle frames.
chromic of or containing trivalent chromium.
chromic acid an acid containing chromium that exists only in solution or in the form of its salts.
chromium a chemical element that has twenty-four protons in each nucleus and that occurs as a silver-gray, lustrous, corrosion-resistant solid metal, chiefly used in electroplating, alloys such as stainless steel, or compounds with other elements. (symbol: Cr)
chromium steel a very strong steel that contains chromium.
chromo a chromolithograph.
chromo- color. [2 definitions]
chromodynamics in particle physics, the theory of the strong interaction between quarks and gluons, fundamental particles that form hadrons such as the proton and neutron.
chromolithograph a picture lithographed in color.
chromolithography the art or process of making color lithographs.
chromosome one of the tiny, threadlike, DNA-containing bodies found in the cell nuclei of all plants and animals, responsible for transmitting hereditary characteristics.
chromosphere a layer of gas, mostly hydrogen, that surrounds a star, esp. the sun, above the photosphere and below the corona.
chromous of or containing chromium, esp. in the divalent state.
chronic tending to a certain behavior or illness for a long time or continually. [3 definitions]
chronicle an account of events arranged according to the order in which those events took place. [2 definitions]