centromere


cen·tro·mere

noun \ˈsen-trə-ˌmi(ə)r\

Definition of CENTROMERE

: the point or region on a chromosome to which the spindle attaches during mitosis and meiosis—called also kinetochore
cen·tro·mer·ic \ˌsen-trə-ˈmi(ə)r-ik, -ˈmer-\ adjective

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