submetacentric

adjective sub·meta·cen·tric \ ˌsəb-ˌme-tə-ˈsen-trik \

Definition of submetacentric

:having the centromere situated so that one chromosome arm is somewhat shorter than the other

submetacentric

noun

First Known Use of submetacentric

1957


Medical Dictionary

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submetacentric

adjective sub·meta·cen·tric \ ˌsəb-ˌmet-ə-ˈsen-trik \

medical Definition of submetacentric

:having the centromere situated so that one chromosome arm is somewhat shorter than the other

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submetacentric

noun

medical Definition of submetacentric

:a submetacentric chromosome

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