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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Dicentrics, a chromosome-type translocation, were rarely observed; therefore, this type of abnormality was not meaningful for further evaluation.
Our data also showed that XPD 312 Asn and XPD 751Gln are associated with slightly reduced aberration frequencies in X-ray-challenged cells, with more reduction in dicentrics for the combined heterozygous and homozygous variant XPD 312Asn and XPD 751Gln (Table 2).
However, they took only dicentric and ring chromosomes into account, which were not findings reported in our study.