kinetonema

noun
ki·​ne·​to·​ne·​ma
plural kinetonemata\ -​mətə \

Definition of kinetonema

: a modified portion of chromonema associated with the centromere

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History and Etymology for kinetonema

New Latin, from kinet- + -nema

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“Kinetonema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kinetonema. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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