acrocentric

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ac·ro·cen·tric

 (ăk′rō-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
Having the centromere located near one end of the chromosome so that one chromosomal arm is long and the other is short.

ac′ro·cen′tric n.
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acrocentric

(ˌækrəʊˈsɛntrɪk)
adj
(Genetics) (of a chromosome) having the centromere at one end
n
(Genetics) an acrocentric chromosome
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ac•ro•cen•tric

(ˌæk rəˈsɛn trɪk)

adj.
(of a chromosome) having the centromere closer to one end than the other, resulting in two arms of unequal length.
[1940–45]
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Adj.1.acrocentric - having a subterminal centromereacrocentric - having a subterminal centromere; "an acrocentric chromosome"
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