not centered; having no center.
Genetics. of or relating to a chromosome or chromatid that lacks a centromere.
Historical Examples

If the propulsive action does not pass through the centre of gravity the system again becomes “acentric.”
The Theory and Practice of Model Aeroplaning V. E. Johnson

without a centre
not on centre; eccentric
(genetics) (of a chromosome or chromosome fragment) lacking a centromere
an acentric chromosome or fragment

acentric a·cen·tric (ā-sěn’trĭk)

Having no center.

Not located in the center.

Of or relating to a chromosome fragment lacking a centromere.

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