chromosome satellite

chro·mo·some sat·el·lite

a small chromosomal segment separated from the main body of the chromosome by a secondary constriction; in humans it is usually associated with the short arm of an acrocentric chromosome.

chro·mo·some sat·el·lite

(krō'mŏ-sōm sat'ĕ-līt)
A small chromosomal segment separated from the main body of the chromosome by a secondary constriction; in humans it is usually associated with the short arm of an acrocentric chromosome.