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Meaning of CHROMATID

Pronunciation:  'krowmutid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis
 

CHROMATID is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: chromosome, fibril, filament, strand

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: One of two daughter chromosomes after duplication but before separation from the other daughter chromosome (they can also be called "sister chromatids"). The pair of chromatids are joined together with a centromere, and can be seen during the earlier stages of mitosis and meiosis before the pair is separated and pulled to opposite ends of the nucleus.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: Each of the two daughter strands of a duplicated chromosome joined at the centromere during mitosis and meiosis.
 

 

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