a coiled, twisted, threadlike filament in a chromatid at all stages of mitosis
Origin of chromonemachromo- + Classical Greek n?ma, thread: see nemato-
The spirally coiled central filament of a chromatid along which the chromomeres are aligned.
Origin of chromonemachromo(some) + Greek n&emacron;ma, thread; see (s)n&emacron;- in Indo-European roots.
- chro′mo·ne·mat′ic , chro′mo·ne′mic