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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Chromosomes

    In a prokaryotic cell or in the nucleus of a eukaryotic cell, a structure consisting of or containing DNA which carries the genetic information essential to the cell. (From Singleton & Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chromosomes in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chromosomes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of chromosomes in a Sentence

  1. Oliver Ryder:

    It just hit us in the face. We only confirmed it because of the normal genetic studies we do to prove parentage, our results showed that both eggs possessed the expected male ZZ sex chromosomes, but all markers were only inherited from their dams( mothers), verifying our findings.

  2. Jamie Grifo:

    Endocrine abnormalities can cause it, low testosterone can be a factor, there are genetic causes of infertility in men and some of it is chromosomal, in that they are missing a piece or have extra chromosomes, infectious disease like mumps or sexually transmitted diseases and infections can have an impact on sperm production as well.

  3. Professor Darren Griffin:

    We think it generates variation. Having a lot of chromosomes enables dinosaurs to shuffle their genes around much more than other types of animals. This shuffling means that dinosaurs can evolve more quickly and so help them survive so long as the planet changed.

  4. Scott Kelly:

    The telomeres are the things that are in our chromosomes that are indications of our physical age, so as we age, they get shorter – mine got longer in space, so it was a little bit like the fountain of youth – unfortunately when I got back down to Earth they went back down to where they were.

  5. Steve Daines:

    It is our duty to protect every innocent life, no matter how small, no matter how many chromosomes they may have.

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