telocentric


telo·cen·tric

adjective \ˌte-lə-ˈsen-trik, ˌtē-\

Definition of TELOCENTRIC

:  having the centromere terminally situated so that there is only one chromosomal arm <a telocentric chromosome>
telocentric noun

Origin of TELOCENTRIC

International Scientific Vocabulary tel- + centromere + -ic
First Known Use: 1939

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