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kinetochore

[ki-nee-tuh-kawr, -kohr, -net-uh-, kahy-]
noun
  1. Biology. the place on either side of the centromere to which the spindle fibers are attached during cell division.
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Origin of kinetochore

1930–35; kineto- + -chore < Greek chṓros place
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kinetochore in Medicine

kinetochore

(kə-nĕtə-kôr′, -nētə-, kī-)
n.
  1. centromere
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