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Related to acrocentric chromosome: telocentric chromosome, metacentric chromosome, submetacentric chromosome, robertsonian translocation
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|Noun||1.||acrocentric chromosome - a chromosome with the centromere near one end so that one chromosomal arm is short and one is long|
chromosome - a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order; "humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes"