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dicentric

(daɪˈsɛntrɪk) genetics
n
an abnormal chromosome with two centromeres
adj
having two centromeres

di•cen•tric

(daɪˈsɛn trɪk)

adj.
(of a chromosome or chromatid) having two centromeres.
[1935–40]
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a) Normal metaphase, (b) chromatid-type gap, (c) isochromatid gaps, (d) chromosome fragments, (e) chromosome with dicentrics and the accompanying fragments, (f) Robertsonian translocation, (g) chromosome deletion, and (h) chromosomes with exchanged fragments.
Non-overlapping and well spread metaphase plates were selected for scoring chromosomal aberrations such as chromatid breaks, rings, chromatid exchanges, intrachromatid deletions, minutes, achromatic lesions, chromosome breaks, dicentrics, triradials and RBI complexes.
The chromosomal aberrations (CAs) mainly observed were gaps, breakes, fragments and dicentrics.
18) Dicentrics & Rings Deletions DONOR 400 cGy (5 + 400) cGy 400 cGy (5+400) cGy #1 136 92 52 51 #2 178 120 62 46 #3 79 50 39 15 #4 172 42 46 34 #5 134 106 58 41 Table 2.