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kinetochore

[ki-nee-tuh-kawr, -kohr, -net-uh-, kahy-] /kɪˈni təˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr, -ˈnɛt ə-, kaɪ-/
noun
1.
Biology. the place on either side of the centromere to which the spindle fibers are attached during cell division.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; kineto- + -chore < Greek chṓros place
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kinetochore in Medicine

kinetochore ki·net·o·chore (kə-nět'ə-kôr', -nē'tə-, kī-)
n.
See centromere.

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