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telocentric

[tel-uh-sen-trik] /ˌtɛl əˈsɛn trɪk/
adjective, Genetics.
1.
of or relating to any chromosome or chromatid whose centromere is positioned at its end, creating one chromosome arm.
Compare acentric (def 2), acrocentric, metacentric (def 2).
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; telo-2 + -centric
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British Dictionary definitions for telocentric

telocentric

/ˌtɛləˈsɛntrɪk/
adjective
1.
(genetics) (of a chromosome) having the centromere at or close to the end
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telocentric in Medicine

telocentric tel·o·cen·tric (těl'ə-sěn'trĭk, tē'lə-)
adj.
Of or relating to a chromosome having the centromere in a terminal position.

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