Definition of Submetacentric

1. Adjective. (context: cytology of a chromosome) having the centromere between one end and the middle, and thus having a long arm, and a short arm ¹



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Definition of Submetacentric

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Submetacentric

submergences
submerges
submergible
submerging
submerse
submersed
submerses
submersible
submersible warship
submersibles
submersing
submersion
submersions
submesoscale
submesoscales
submetacentric (current term)
submetacentrics
submetallic
submeter
submetered
submetering
submeters
submethod
submethods
submicrogram
submicrometer
submicrometre
submicromolar
submicron
submicronic

Literary usage of Submetacentric

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1. Rice Biotechnology by Gurdev S. Khush, Gary H. Toenniessen (1991)
"Although similar in length, chromosome 2 is submetacentric and chromosome 3 ... Chromosomes 5 and 6 are quite similar in length and both are submetacentric. ..."

2. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, Bennett J. Cohen, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"The diploid number of chromosomes is 44. Of the 42 autosomes, 32 are meta- centric or submetacentric and l0 are acrocentric (Pakes, ..."

3. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"Chromosomes of most species are roughly similar in length and possess metacentric or submetacentric centromeres. ..."

4. Rice Genetics: Proceedings of the International Rice Workshop at Lusaka by International Rice Research Institute (1986)
"Karyotype analysis showed that the 12 pairs are composed of 5 metacentric, 5 submetacentric, and 2 subtelocentric chromosomes and that K10 is the only ..."

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