linin definition by Webster's New World
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the achromatic substance constituting the netlike structure that connects the granules of chromatin in the nucleus of a cell
Origin: ; from Classical Latin linum, flax plush -in
linin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The filamentous, achromatic material in the nucleus of a cell that interconnects chromatin granules.
Origin: Latin līnum, thread; see lĭ̄no- in Indo-European roots + -in.