telocentric

telocentric

[tel-uh-sen-trik]
adjective Genetics.
of or pertaining 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:
1940–45; telo-2 + -centric

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telocentric (ˌtɛləˈsɛntrɪk)
 
adj
genetics (of a chromosome) having the centromere at or close to the end

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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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