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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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(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)
either of two identical chromosomal strands into which a chromosome splits before cell division.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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