acrocentric

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From acro- +‎ -centric

Adjective[edit]

acrocentric (comparative more acrocentric, superlative most acrocentric)

  1. (genetics, of a chromosome) Having the centromere very near to one end, and thus having a long arm, and a very short arm.

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Noun[edit]

acrocentric (plural acrocentrics)

  1. A chromosome that has the centromere very near to one end, and thus has a long arm, and a very short arm.