acrocentric

adjective ac·ro·cen·tric \ ˌa-krō-ˈsen-trik \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of acrocentric

: having the centromere situated so that one chromosomal arm is much shorter than the other

acrocentric

noun

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acrocentric

adjective ac·ro·cen·tric \ ˌak-rō-ˈsen-trik \

medical Definition of acrocentric

: having the centromere situated so that one chromosomal arm is much shorter than the other — compare metacentric, telocentric

acrocentric

noun

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