dicentric

adjective
di·​cen·​tric | \ (ˌ)dī-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce dicentric (audio) \

Definition of dicentric

: having two centromeres a dicentric chromosome

Other Words from dicentric

dicentric noun

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Dicentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dicentric. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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dicentric

adjective
di·​cen·​tric | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈsen-trik How to pronounce dicentric (audio) \

Medical Definition of dicentric

: having two centromeres a dicentric chromosome

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dicentric noun

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