A chromosome with the centromere located very close to one end so that the shorter arm is very small.
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Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
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“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Words nearby acrocentric chromosome
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