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dicentric

[ dahy-sen-trik ]
/ daɪˈsɛn trɪk /
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adjective
(of a chromosome or chromatid) having two centromeres.
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Origin of dicentric

First recorded in 1935–40; di-1 + -centric
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Medical definitions for dicentric

dicentric
[ dī-sĕntrĭk ]

adj.
Having two centromeres.
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