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Meaning of KINETOCHORE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape; "the centromere is difficult to sequence"
 

KINETOCHORE is a 11 letter word that starts with K.

 

 Synonyms: centromere
 
 See Also: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, chromosome, complex body part, structure

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A platelike structure necessary for chromosomal movement during mitosis; it develops on the centromere and links the chromosomes to the mitotic spindle.
 

 

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