kinetochore

noun
ki·​net·​o·​chore | \kə-ˈne-tə-ˌkȯr, kī-\

Definition of kinetochore 

2 : a specialized structure on the centromere to which the microtubular spindle fibers attach during mitosis and meiosis

First Known Use of kinetochore

1934, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for kinetochore

kinet- + Greek chōros place

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kinetochore

noun
ki·​neto·​chore | \kə-ˈnet-ə-ˌkō(ə)r, kī-, -ˌkȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of kinetochore 

2 : a specialized structure on the centromere to which the microtubular spindle fibers attach during mitosis and meiosis

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