A hoary term defined as a small chromatin granule that composes a chromatid

This term got 155 hits on 05.11.2016, most in secondary or non-English language literature. Without a more specific definition, there is no modern translation of chromiole in the working medical parlance and the term is best retired. 

Reference International Dictionary of Medicine and Biology (J Wiley & Sons, 1986). 

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