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Definition of the adjective acrocentric
What does acrocentric mean as an attribute of a noun?
- having a subterminal centromere
- example: an acrocentric chromosome
- lexical domain: Relational Adjectives (pertainyms)
Alternative definition of the adjective acrocentric
- [context: of a chromosome] Having the centromere very near to one end, and thus having a long arm, and a very short arm.
Definition of the noun acrocentric
What does acrocentric mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: acrocentrics
- A chromosome that has the centromere very near to one end, and thus has a long arm, and a very short arm.
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by Michael Allaby
acrocentric. Applied to a *chromosome with a *centromere located nearer one end than the other. During the...
an acrocentric chromosome towards one pole results in the chromosome being shaped like a 'J', as opposed to the normal 'V' ...
by S. Choudhary
acrocentric : A chromosome or chromatids with a non- centrally-located centromere, producing chromosome arms with unequal lengths. acrocentric : An acrocentric chromosome has its centromere closer to one end ...
A Dictionary of Nursing (2008)
by Elizabeth Martin, Tanya McFerran
acrocentric acholia [a-koh-lia] n. absence or deficiency of bile secretion or failure of the bile to enter the alimentary canal. acholuria [ak-oh-lewr-ia] n. absence of the bile pigments from the urine, which occurs in some forms of jaundice ...
acrocentric chromosome A chromosome in which the centromere is located quite near one end of the chromosome.
by Chris Brooker
acrocentric adj describes a chromosome that ...
by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman
acrocentric /ākrösén'trik/ having the centromere (the part of a ...
by Dr Robert M. Youngson
acrocentric of a chromosome with the centromere near one end. acrocephaly domeheaded. acromegaly a serious disorder resulting from overproduction of growth hormone by the pituitary gland during adultlife, after the ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1C3E1N1T1R1I1C3
The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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