Amphitelic



adjective

in cell biology, pertaining to the attachment of centromeres of a chromosome to opposite poles of the spindle
Examples

Amphitelic attachment is needed to pull sister chromatids in opposite directions.
Word Origin

amphi- + telos ‘end, completion’
Usage Note

science

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