kinetochore


ki·net·o·chore

noun \kə-ˈne-tə-ˌkr, kī-\

Definition of KINETOCHORE

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:  a specialized structure on the centromere to which the microtubular spindle fibers attach during mitosis and meiosis

Origin of KINETOCHORE

kinet- + Greek chōros place
First Known Use: 1934

ki·neto·chore

noun \kə-ˈnet-ə-ˌkō(ə)r, kī-, -ˌk(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of KINETOCHORE

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: a specialized structure on the centromere to which the microtubular spindle fibers attach during mitosis and meiosis

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