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dicentric

[dahy-sen-trik] /daɪˈsɛn trɪk/
adjective
1.
(of a chromosome or chromatid) having two centromeres.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; di-1 + -centric
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Examples for dicentric
  • The production of a dicentric chromatid as the consequence of a crossover.
dicentric in Medicine

dicentric di·cen·tric (dī-sěn'trĭk)
adj.
Having two centromeres.

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