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The most condensed and constricted region of a chromosome, to which the spindle fiber is attached during mitosis.
cen′tro·mer′ic (-mĕr′ĭk, -mîr′-) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||centromeric - pertaining to the dense specialized portion of a chromosome to which the spindle attaches during mitosis|
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