- one of two identical chromosomal strands into which a chromosome splits longitudinally preparatory to cell division.
Origin of chromatid
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- either of the two strands into which a chromosome divides during mitosis. They separate to form daughter chromosomes at anaphase
- Either of the two daughter strands of a duplicated chromosome that are joined by a single centromere and separate during cell division to become individual chromosomes.
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