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telocentric

 [tel″o-sen´trik]
having the centromere at one end of the chromosome so that the chromosome has only one arm.

telocentric

(tĕl′ə-sĕn′trĭk, tē′lə-)
adj.
Having the centromere in a terminal position. Used of a chromosome.

telocentric

[tel′əsen′trik]
Etymology: Gk, telos, end, kentron, center
pertaining to a chromosome in which the centromere is located at the end so that the chromosome appears as a straight filament. Compare acrocentric, metacentric, submetacentric.

telocentric

(tĕl″ō-sĕn′trĭk) [Gr. telos, end, + kentron, center]
Location of the centromere in the extreme end of the replicating chromosome so that there is only one arm on the chromosome.