Definition of Centromeres

1. Noun. (plural of centromere) ¹



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Definition of Centromeres

1. centromere [n] - See also: centromere

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centromeres

centroid
centroidal
centroiding
centroids
centrokinesia
centrokinetic
centrolecithal
centrolecithal egg
centrolecithal ovum
centrolinead
centrolineads
centrolineal
centromedian nucleus
centromere
centromere banding stain
centromeres (current term)
centromeric
centromeric index
centromeric sequence
centronuclear
centronuclear myopathy
centroperipheral
centrophenoxine
centrophilic
centrophilin
centroplasm
centrosomal
centrosomally
centrosome
centrosomes

Literary usage of Centromeres

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1. Mosquitoes: How They Live; how They Carry Disease; how They are Classified by Leland Ossian Howard (1902)
"They are now known as zygotes. Clear spaces begin to appear on the surface. These clear spaces are known as centromeres, and they are rapidly surrounded by ..."

2. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"The centromeres were localized to within a few markers on all of the barley chromosomes except chromosome 5. Telomeric regions were mapped for the short ..."

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