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

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submetacentric noun

First Known Use of submetacentric

1957, in the meaning defined above

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submetacentric

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

Medical Definition of submetacentric 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

submetacentric

noun

Medical Definition of submetacentric (Entry 2 of 2)

: a submetacentric chromosome

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