acentric

adjective
acen·​tric | \ (ˌ)ā-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce acentric (audio) \

Definition of acentric

: lacking a centromere acentric chromosomes

First Known Use of acentric

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acentric

a- entry 2 + -centric

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The first known use of acentric was in 1899

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“Acentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acentric. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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acentric

adjective
acen·​tric | \ (ˈ)ā-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce acentric (audio) \

Medical Definition of acentric

: lacking a centromere acentric chromosomes

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