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Medical Term:

trophochromidia

Pronunciation: trof'o-kro-mid'e-a

Definition: Nongerminal or vegetative extranuclear masses of chromatin, found in certain protozoan forms; the macronucleus of certain ciliates, such as paramecia.

Synonym(s): trophochromatin

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