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acrocentric

 [ak″ro-sen´trik]
having the centromere toward one end of the replicating chromosome.

ac·ro·cen·tric

(ak'rō-sen'trik),
Having the centromere close to one end; said of normal chromosomes 13-15 and 21-22.
[acro- + G. kentron, center]

acrocentric

(ăk′rō-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
Having the centromere located near one end of the chromosome so that one chromosomal arm is long and the other is short.

ac′ro·cen′tric n.

Acrocentric

Referring to a centromere located near the end of a chromosome.

ac·ro·cen·tric

(ak'rō-sen'trik)
Having the centromere close to one end; said of a normal chromosome.
[acro- + G. kentron, center]

acrocentric

(of a chromosome) having the CENTROMERE near one end, making one chromosome arm much longer than the other.