Medical Dictionary


noun telo·mere \ˈtel-ə-ˌmi(ə)r, ˈtēl-\

Medical Definition of TELOMERE

:  the natural end of a eukaryotic chromosome composed of a usually repetitive DNA sequence and serving to stabilize the chromosome
telo·mer·ic \ˌtel-ə-ˈmer-ik\ adjective


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