lampbrush chromosome(redirected from lamp-brush chromosome)
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lampbrush chromosome[′lamp ‚brəsh ′krō·mə‚sōm]
(cell and molecular biology)
An exceptionally large chromosome characterized by fine lateral projections which are associated with active ribonucleic acid and protein synthesis.
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