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Definition 1: a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape - [noun denoting body]

Samples where centromere or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the centromere is difficult to sequence

Synonyms for centromere in the sense of this definition

(centromere is a kind of ...) a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing and its construction and arrangement

"he has good bone structure"

(... is part of centromere) a threadlike strand of DNA in the cell nucleus that carries the genes in a linear order

"humans have 22 chromosome pairs plus two sex chromosomes"

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