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

Origin and Etymology of kinetochore

kinet- + Greek chōros place


Medical Dictionary

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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