chromatid


chro·ma·tid

noun \ˈkrō-mə-təd\

Definition of CHROMATID

:  one of the usually paired and parallel strands of a duplicated chromosome joined by a single centromere

First Known Use of CHROMATID

1900

chro·ma·tid

noun \ˈkrō-mə-təd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHROMATID

: one of the usually paired and parallel strands of a duplicated chromosome joined by a single centromere—see chromonema

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