kinetochore

kinetochore

[ki-nee-tuh-kawr, -kohr, -net-uh-, kahy-]
noun
Biology. the place on either side of the centromere to which the spindle fibers are attached during cell division.

Origin:
1930–35; kineto- + -chore < Greek chṓros place

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

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