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metacentric definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding a metacenter.
    • Genetics getting the centromere in the median place so the hands tend to be of equal length. Used of a chromosome.
    • Of or related to a metacenter
    • (of a chromosome) getting the centromere approximately in the centre, such that both arms tend to be of comparable length
    • having two equal hands due to the median place of this centromere
    • of or relating to the metacenter
  • noun:
    • A metacentric chromosome.
    • A metacentric chromosome
  • others:
    • Of or pertaining to the metacenter.
    • In biology, with respect to a fresh center around which brand-new diverging customizations are produced.
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