paracentric

adjective

para·​cen·​tric -ˈsen-trik How to pronounce paracentric (audio)
: being an inversion that occurs in a single arm of one chromosome and does not involve the centromere compare pericentric

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“Paracentric.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paracentric. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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