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Descriptor English: Chromosomes
Descriptor Spanish: Cromosomas
Descriptor Portuguese: Cromossomos
Descriptor French: Chromosomes
Entry term(s): Chromosome
Tree number(s): A11.284.187
A11.284.430.106.279.345.190
G05.360.162
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002875
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: abnormalities:Chromosome Aberrations
Related: Karyotyping MeSH
DeCS ID: 2924
Unique ID: D002875
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Chromosomes - Preferred
Concept UI M0004414
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Chromosomes
Entry term(s) Chromosome



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