telocentric

adjective telo·cen·tric \ ˌte-lə-ˈsen-trik , ˌtē- \

Definition of telocentric

: having the centromere terminally situated so that there is only one chromosomal arm
  • a telocentric chromosome

telocentric

noun

Origin and Etymology of telocentric

International Scientific Vocabulary tel- + centromere + -ic


Medical Dictionary

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telocentric

adjective telo·cen·tric \ ˌtel-ə-ˈsen-trik , ˌtēl- \

medical Definition of telocentric

: having the centromere terminally situated so that there is only one chromosomal arm
  • telocentric chromosomes
— compare acrocentric, metacentric

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telocentric

noun

medical Definition of telocentric

: a telocentric chromosome

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