Definition: A mass of chromatin often found in the interphase cell nucleus representing a more condensed zone of chromatin filaments.
[karyo- + G. soma, body]
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.