tetranucleosome etymology

English word tetranucleosome comes from English nucleosome, English tetra- (Four.)

Detailed word origin of tetranucleosome

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nucleosome English (eng) (genetics) Any of the subunits that repeat in chromatin; a coil of DNA surrounding a histone core.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
tetranucleosome English (eng) An oligosome containing four nucleosomes.

Words with the same origin as tetranucleosome

Descendants of nucleosome
nucleosomal
Descendants of tetra-
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