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

by George P. Rédei

Acenaphthene Acentric Fragment: The broken off piece of a chromosome that lacks centromere and therefore, its distribution to the poles during nuclear divisions is random and often lost.

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 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 previewConcise Colour Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acentric n.

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 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 previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

acentric respiratory organs are *tracheae. Many species are parasites of medical and veterinary importance, and many are agricultural pests. The Acarina are regarded by many zoologists as an unnatural, polyphyletic group comprising ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

acentric not completely spherical. The standard value is taken as 9.806 65 m scz. The acceleration of free fall is also called the acceleration due to gravity. accelerator 1. (in physics) An apparatus for increasing the kinetic energies of charged ...

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 ...

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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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