kinetochore

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From kineto- +‎ Ancient Greek χῶρος (khôros, space).

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Noun[edit]

kinetochore (plural kinetochores)

  1. (biology) the protein structure in eukaryotes which assembles on the centromere and links the chromosome to microtubule polymers from the mitotic spindle during mitosis

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