dicentric


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di·cen·tric

(dī-sen'trik),
Referring to a structural chromosome having two centromeres, an abnormal state.

dicentric

/di·cen·tric/ (di-sen´trik)
1. pertaining to, developing from, or having two centers.
2. having two centromeres.

dicentric (dic)

[desen′trik]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, kentron, center
(in genetics) pertaining to a structurally abnormal chromosome with two centromeres.

di·cen·tric

(dī-sen'trik)
Having two centromeres, an abnormal state.

dicentric

a chromosome with two CENTROMERES.
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The analysis of structural CA included breaks, dicentrics, and rings.
02) Group Isochromatid aberrations Acentric Gaps Breaks fragments Dicentrics Control 30 (0.
18) Dicentrics & Rings Deletions DONOR 400 cGy (5 + 400) cGy 400 cGy (5+400) cGy #1 136 92 52 51 #2 178 120 62 46 #3 79 50 39 15 #4 172 42 46 34 #5 134 106 58 41 Table 2.
Non-overlapping and well spread metaphase plates were selected for scoring chromosomal aberrations such as chromatid breaks, rings, chromatid exchanges, intrachromatid deletions, minutes, achromatic lesions, chromosome breaks, dicentrics, triradials and RBI complexes.
Chromatid-type aberrations such as breaks and exchanges and chromosome-type aberrations such as deletions and dicentrics were observed.
Dicentrics, a chromosome-type translocation, were rarely observed; therefore, this type of abnormality was not meaningful for further evaluation.