Chromosome in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Chromosome

(cytology, genetics) A linear arrangement of condensed DNA and associated proteins (such as chaperone proteins) which contains the genetic material (genome) of an organism.

Short Example Sentence for Chromosome

  • 1. Each maternal chromosome mates with a paternal chromosome of the same kind. 🔊
  • 2. It consists in the splitting of each chromosome into two equal halves. 🔊
  • 3. On this basis we have made out chromosomal maps for each chromosome (fig. 🔊

How to use Chromosome in a Sentence?

  • 1. At the other division each chromosome simply splits as in ordinary cell division. 🔊
  • 2. The X chromosome in the male is represented by an open bar, the Y chromosome is bent. 🔊
  • 3. It is always a maternal and a paternal chromosome that meet in this way and always two of the same kind. 🔊
  • 4. In consequence a part of one chromosome comes to be now on one side and now on the other side of its mate. 🔊
  • 5. The normal chromosome group of the female is shown in figure 52 and the chromosome group of one of the exceptional females is shown in figure 69. 🔊
  • 6. All the mature eggs of such a female contain one white-producing X chromosome represented by the open bar in the diagram. 🔊
  • 7. It is important to note that mutations in the first chromosome are not limited to any part of the body nor do they affect more frequently a particular part. 🔊
  • 8. Thus a result that seemed in contradiction with the chromosome hypothesis has turned out to give a brilliant confirmation of that theory both genetically and cytologically. 🔊
  • 9. Other evidence has shown that the Y chromosome of the male is indifferent, so far as these Mendelian factors are concerned. 🔊
  • 10. Each half of each chromosome separates from its fellow, and moves to the opposite end of the nucleus toward the two centrosomes (Fig. 31). 🔊
  • 11. Every notch winged female has one X chromosome that carries the factor for notch and one X chromosome that is "normal". 🔊
  • 12. Any egg fertilized by a Y-bearing sperm will produce a male that will also have red eyes because he gets his (black) X chromosome from his mother. 🔊
  • 13. If our map includes the entire length of the chromosomes and if we assume factors are uniformly distributed along the chromosome at distances equal to the shortest distance yet observed, viz. 🔊
  • 14. In fact, since each factor may affect visibly several parts of the body at the same time there are no grounds for expecting any special relation between a given chromosome and special regions of the body. 🔊