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Definition of the adjective acentric

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  1. lacking a centromere
  2. not centered or having no center

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1990)

Volume 36 - Phosphorus to Pipeline Failure: Subsidence Strains by John J. McKetta Jr

Critical properties and acentric factors for 700 major organic compounds encompassing hydrocarbon, oxygen, nitrogen, halogen, and sulfur are given in Table 1. These properties are often ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Chemical Engineering (2015)

by Muhammad Rashid Usman

Acentric factor: Two-parameter theorem of corresponding states though provides better estimates than ideal gas law, but deviations still exist from experimental results except for simple substances like argon, xenon, and krypton.

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

Since acentrics cannot attach to the *spindle they are usually lost during cell division. They are often found in cells damaged by radiation. — acentric adj.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2017)

by Jonathan Law

acentric. Describing an aberrant chromosome fragment that lacks a centromere.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Thermal Packaging (2012)

by Avram Bar-Cohen

The acentric factor was determined from the measured critical properties and from the vapor pressure measurements reported below. The value of kappa shown above gives the best overall fit of the measured vapor pressure using the PRSV ...

Google previewDictionary of Biotechnology

by Dr K P Singh

Acentric chromosome Chromosome fragment lacking a centromere. Acentric fragment A chromosomal piece without a centromere. acetyl co-enzyme A; acetyl CoA A compound formed in the mitochondria when an acetyl group (CH3CO-)- ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry, , 6 Volume Set (2017)

by Zerong Wang

is the acentric factor, T, the reduced temperature that equals T/T., and T. the critical temperature in kelvin of the fluid. Values for T. and P. can be found in the literature for many pure substances [12, 34]. Example 6 [Calculation of vapor ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Biotechnology (2005)

Acentric chromosome : A chromosome having no centromere. Acentric fragment : A piece of chromosome without a centromere Acephate : Man-made, systemic insecticide that is used to control numerous pests such as aphids, scale and thrips ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

acentric a. [Gr. a, without; kentrol, center] Pertaining to not being centered; lacking a centromere when referring to a chromosome or chromosome fragment. acentric inversion An inversion of any part of the chromosome not involving ...

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

by WebMD

acentric chromosome 4 acentric chromosome A chromosome that is lacking a centromere (a specialized region of the chromosome to which spindle fibers attach during cell division). As a result, an acentric chromosome is lost when the cell ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies (2017)

by Martin Abraham

shows the variation of compressibility with pressure and temperature for an ideal pure fluid (acentric factor u1⁄40) following the simple, two -parameter principle of corresponding states. In the shaded two-phase region (Tr ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2004)

4-volume set by Hans J. Hillerbrand

®theo/acentric. character ̄ of feminist theology. Unlikemodern theology, this theo/acentric emphasis is not interested indefending the existence of God. From aliberation perspectivethe questionof theexistence of Godhas always beenoflesser ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Concise (2013)

by Herman F. Mark

If current chromophores could be organized into a pure chromophore lattice with perfect acentric order, (cos3 6) = 1.0, then electrooptic coefficients in excess of 1000 pm/V could be achieved. Such electrooptic coefficients would permit true ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

The other crossover strand becomes acentric and deficient for A/A and duplicated for D/d. At meiotic ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1N1T1R1I1C3

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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