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acentric

 [a-sen´trik]
1. not central; not located in the center.
2. lacking a centromere, so that the chromosome will not survive cell divisions.

a·cen·tric

(ā-sen'trik), Do not confuse this word with eccentric.
Lacking a center; in cytogenetics, denoting a chromosome fragment without a centromere.
[G. a- priv. + kentron, center]

acentric

/acen·tric/ (a-sen´trik)
1. not central; not located in the center.
2. lacking a centromere, so that the chromosome will not survive cell divisions.

acentric

[āsen′trik]
Etymology: Gk, a + kentron, not center
1 having no center.
2 (in genetics) describing a chromosome fragment that has no centromere.

Acentric

Referring to a chromosome that lacks a centromere, as occurs with inversion heterozygotes, which is due to unequal crossover between chromosomes during meiosis.

a·cen·tric

(ā-sen'trik)
1. Lacking a center.
2. cytogenetics Denoting a chromosome fragment without a centromere.
[G. a- priv. + kentron, center]

acentric

1. not central; not located in the center.
2. a chromatid or chromosome which lacks a centromere.
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I have discovered two mechanisms that prevent aneuploidy: the tether-based acentric segregation and the elongation of the cell that clears chromatids from the cleavage plane.
Also, general correlations for mole fraction, critical temperature and acentric factor for these pseudocomponenets have been obtain for all the wells investigated in this study.
The values of m, n and p for the set of eight low acentric factor fluids are listed in Table 4 together with the percent AAD from the underlying vapour pressure, saturated liquid and vapour volume data and errB, the average error on B.
c)], acentric factor ([omega]), molecular weight (M), one saturated liquid density [([rho].
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Unlike the familiar multipolar world, each center in the emerging acentric world is characterized by possession of a credible nuclear deterrent.
The early prophase sporocyte is polarized; one hemisphere contains the acentric nucleus while two sausage shaped plastids are positioned in the other (Figs.
In these correlations beside previous properties, other properties such as reservoir fluid composition, pour point temperature, molar mass, normal boiling point, critical temperature and acentric factor of components are used [9, 10].
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The acentric factor, [omega], of the heaviest component in the characterized heptanes plus fraction;
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