Definition of chromosomes


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • chromosomes is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 20 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • chromosomes is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 22 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of chromosomes

  • a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order (noun)

    Examples

    1. humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes

See definition of chromosomes in Merriam Webster