metacentric


meta·cen·tric

adjective \ˌme-tə-ˈsen-trik\

Definition of METACENTRIC

1
:  of or relating to a metacenter
2
:  having the centromere medially situated so that the two chromosomal arms are of roughly equal length
metacentric noun

First Known Use of METACENTRIC

1798

meta·cen·tric

adjective \ˌmet-ə-ˈsen-trik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METACENTRIC

: having the centromere medially situated so that the two chromosomal arms are of roughly equal length—compare acrocentric, telocentric
metacentric noun

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