acentric

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acentric

(eɪˈsɛntrɪk)
adj
1. without a centre
2. not on centre; eccentric
3. (Genetics) genetics (of a chromosome or chromosome fragment) lacking a centromere
n
(Genetics) an acentric chromosome or fragment

a•cen•tric

(eɪˈsɛn trɪk)

adj.
1. not centered; having no center.
2. (of a chromosome) lacking a centromere.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.acentric - lacking a centromereacentric - lacking a centromere; "an acentric chromosome fragment"
2.acentric - not centered or having no centeracentric - not centered or having no center  
nonconcentric, eccentric - not having a common center; not concentric; "eccentric circles"
Translations

a·cen·tric

a. acéntrico, fuera del centro.