centromere definition

  • noun:
    • the essential condensed and constricted region of a chromosome, to which the spindle fibre is connected during mitosis.
    • The main area of a eukaryotic chromosome where kinetochore is assembled.
    • a specialized condensed area of a chromosomes that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held collectively to create an X form.
    • a specialized condensed area of every chromosome that seems during mitosis where in fact the chromatids take place collectively to form an X shape
    • more condensed and constricted area of a chromosome, to which the spindle fiber is attached during mitosis.
    • The main region of a eukaryotic chromosome where the kinetochore is assembled.
    • a specialized condensed region of a chromosomes that seems during mitosis where in actuality the chromatids take place collectively to create an X shape.
    • a specialized condensed area of each chromosome that seems during mitosis where chromatids are held collectively to create an X shape

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