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kinetochore


kinetochore

noun ki·neto·chore
\kə-ˈnet-ə-ˌkō(ə)r, kī-, -ˌk(ə)r\

Definition of KINETOCHORE

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:  a specialized structure on the centromere to which the microtubular spindle fibers attach during mitosis and meiosis
March 03, 2015
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