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

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telocentric noun

First Known Use of telocentric

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for telocentric

International Scientific Vocabulary tel- + centromere + -ic

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telocentric

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

Medical Definition of telocentric 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

telocentric

noun

Medical Definition of telocentric (Entry 2 of 2)

: a telocentric chromosome

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