chromatid

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chro·ma·tid

 (krō′mə-tĭd)
n.
Either of the two daughter strands of a replicated chromosome that are joined by a single centromere and separate during cell division to become individual chromosomes.
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chromatid

(ˈkrəʊmətɪd)
n
(Genetics) either of the two strands into which a chromosome divides during mitosis. They separate to form daughter chromosomes at anaphase
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chro•ma•tid

(ˈkroʊ mə tɪd)

n.
either of two identical chromosomal strands into which a chromosome splits before cell division.
[1900; < Greek chrōmat- (see chromatin) + -id1]
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chro·ma·tid

(krō′mə-tĭd)
Either of the two strands formed when a chromosome duplicates itself during cell division. The chromatids are joined together by a single centromere and later separate to become individual chromosomes. See more at meiosis, mitosis.
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Noun1.chromatid - one of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis
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"
fibril, filament, strand - a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
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The exposed strand then searches for a copy of itself (located on its sister chromosome), and "photocopies" past the broken region, repairing the DNA and zipping itself back up.