Definition of Telocentric chromosome

1. Noun. A chromosome like a straight rod with the centromere in terminal position.

Generic synonyms: Chromosome



Medical Definition of Telocentric chromosome

1. Chromosome with the centromere located at one end. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telocentric Chromosome

telmatologists
telmatology
telmisartan
telnet
telnetable
telneted
telneting
telnets
telnettable
telnetted
telnetting
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teloblast
teloblasts
telocentric
telocentric chromosome (current term)
telocentrics
telocoel
telocoels
telodendrion
telodendrions
telodendron
telodendrons
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telogen
telogen effluvium
telogenesis
telogenetic
telogenic
telogens

Literary usage of Telocentric chromosome

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1. Rice Genetics II: Proceedings of the Second International Rice Genetics by International Rice Research Institute (1991)
"Thus, the extra chromosome of MAAL E is probably the same type as that of trisomic E. In contrast, MAAL N-telo. had a telocentric chromosome in its somatic ..."

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