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adjective, Genetics.
of or relating to any chromosome or chromatid whose centromere is positioned at its end, creating one chromosome arm.
Compare acentric (def 2), acrocentric, metacentric (def 2).
(genetics) (of a chromosome) having the centromere at or close to the end

telocentric tel·o·cen·tric (těl’ə-sěn’trĭk, tē’lə-)
Of or relating to a chromosome having the centromere in a terminal position.


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