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Definition of the adjective acrocentric

What does acrocentric mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. having a subterminal centromere

Alternative definition of the adjective acrocentric


  1. [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

  1. 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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Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

acrocentric. Applied to a *chromosome with a *centromere located nearer one end than the other. During the *anaphase...

Google previewA 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 ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

acrocentric chromosome A chromosome in which the centromere is located quite near one end of the chromosome.

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Human Histology (2012)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biology (2003)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acrocentric ...

Google previewMosby'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) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

acrocentric Applied to a ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Vitamins and Pharmacochemistry (2006)

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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Acrocentric Meaning

Video shows what acrocentric means. Having the centromere very near to one end, and thus having a long arm, and a very short arm.. Acrocentric Meaning.

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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