how to pronounce chromosome


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chromosome is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of chromosome in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… if we look at chromosome 16 in a typical …”

meanings of chromosome


  1. A linear arrangement of condensed DNA and associated proteins (such as chaperone proteins) which contains the genetic material (genome) of an organism.

chromosome frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word chromosome occurs in english on average 4.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics chromosome can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that chromosome can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to chromosome


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