Definition of trophochromatin in English:

trophochromatin

Pronunciation /ˌtrɒfə(ʊ)ˈkrəʊmətɪn/ /ˌtrəʊfə(ʊ)ˈkrəʊmətɪn/

noun

historical
  • Chromatin believed to be involved only in the regulation of metabolism and growth of a cell, rather than with its reproduction.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. After German Trophochromatin; compare German trophochromatisch.