[ ak-ruh-sen-trik ]
/ ˌæk rəˈsɛn trɪk /
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Words nearby acrocentric
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British Dictionary definitions for acrocentric
/ (ˌækrəʊˈsɛntrɪk) /
(of a chromosome) having the centromere at one end
an acrocentric chromosome
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Medical definitions for acrocentric
[ ăk′rō-sĕn′trĭk ]
Having the centromere located near one end of the chromosome so that one chromosomal arm is long and the other is short.
Other words from acrocentricac′ro•cen′tric n.
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