acentric

adjective
acen·tric | \(ˌ)ā-ˈsen-trik \

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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acentric

adjective
acen·tric | \(ˈ)ā-ˈsen-trik \

Medical Definition of acentric 

: lacking a centromere acentric chromosomes

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