chromosome

(KROH-muh-some)

Part of a cell that contains genetic information. Except for sperm and eggs, all human cells contain 46 chromosomes.

Discrete physical structures inside a cell nucleus that consist of proteins and DNA organized into genes.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "chromosome"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "cromosoma"

Parte de la célula que contiene información genética. Con excepción del esperma y los huevos, todas las células humanas contienen 46 cromosomas.

ChromosomeCromosoma