Definition of Achromatin

1. Noun. The part of a cell nucleus that is relatively uncolored by stains or dyes.

Generic synonyms: Body Substance
Group relationships: Cell Nucleus, Karyon, Nucleus
Derivative terms: Achromatinic



Definition of Achromatin

1. n. Tissue which is not stained by fluid dyes.

Definition of Achromatin

1. Noun. (biology) Tissue which is not stained by fluid dyes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Achromatin

1. Tissue which is not stained by fluid dyes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Achromatin

achromacyte
achromasia
achromasias
achromat
achromatic
achromatic aplanatic condenser
achromatic apparatus
achromatic color
achromatic colour
achromatic lens
achromatic objective
achromatic threshold
achromatically
achromaticity
achromatin (current term)
achromatinic
achromatise
achromatised
achromatises
achromatising
achromatism
achromatisms
achromatization
achromatize
achromatized
achromatizes
achromatizing
achromatocyte
achromatolysis

Literary usage of Achromatin

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1. The Maturation of the Egg of the Mouse by Joseph Abraham Long, Edward Laurens Mark (1911)
"achromatin. In his paper of 1895 (p. 45) Sobotta stated that the spindle fibers of the single spindle (which occurred in nine-tenths of the eggs) were ..."

2. Introduction to the study of embryology by Alfred Cort Haddon (1887)
"At the stage when the chromatin is equatorially situated (the "equatorial plate," which is the equivalent of the wreath and aster stage), the achromatin ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In some cases (especially egg-cells) this striated arrangement of the achromatin substance precedes the separation of the loops (G). ..."

4. Applied and Economic Botany for Students in Technical and Agricultural by Wilfred William Robbins (1896)
"Somewhat previous to this the achromatin nuclear figure makes its ... The two halves of the chromatin-threads move along the fine achromatin lines in ..."

5. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1914)
"In certain stages of the division cycle it is possible by the use of hypertonic solutions to prevent the daughter chromosomes from absorbing achromatin, ..."

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