of or relating to any chromosome or chromatid whose centromere is closer to one end than to the other, creating two unequal chromosome arms.
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(of a chromosome) having the centromere at one end
an acrocentric chromosome

acrocentric ac·ro·cen·tric (āk’rō-sěn’trĭk)
Having the centromere located near one end of the chromosome so that one chromosomal arm is long and the other is short.
ac’ro·cen’tric n.


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