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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 *anaphase...
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 R.V. Krstic;
Berlin, Heidelberg, New York SpringerVerlag 1980 Chromosomes, acrocentric ( telocentric chromosomes, Chromosoma Chr Chromosomes: Ce Acrocentric Submeta- Metacentric acrocentricum"): f Chromosomes with a f centromere (Ce) very ...
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 ...
by Elizabeth Martin
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
Large Metacentric or submetacentric Large Submetacentric Medium Metacentric and submetacentric Medium Acrocentric (subterminal) Small Metacentric and submetacentric Smallest Metacentric F E D C B A Small Acrocentric (subterminal) ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
acrocentric Applied to a ...
by Henry Philippsborn
chromosome types, classified as to the position of its centromere (acrocentric, metacentric, submetacentric, telocentric).) akrozentrische Stellung f des Zentromers position facrocentrique du centromère posição facrocêntrica ...
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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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