One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Cell Biology an achromatic substance of a nucleus (now rare).
2Genetics (R. A. Brink's name for) the regulatory, as opposed to the structural, components of a chromosome.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From para- + chromatin, after German Parachromatin.
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