telocentric

[tel-uh-sen-trik]

Origin of telocentric

First recorded in 1940–45; telo-2 + -centric
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British Dictionary definitions for telocentric

telocentric

adjective
  1. genetics (of a chromosome) having the centromere at or close to the end
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telocentric in Medicine

telocentric

[tĕl′ə-sĕntrĭk, tēlə-]
adj.
  1. Of or relating to a chromosome having the centromere in a terminal position.
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