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chromatid

 [kro´mah-tid]
either of two parallel filaments joined at the centromere that make up a chromosome and that divide in cell division, each going to a different pole of the dividing cell and each becoming a chromosome of one of the two daughter cells.
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chro·ma·tid

(krō'mă-tid),
Each of the two strands formed by longitudinal duplication of a chromosome that becomes visible during prophase of mitosis or meiosis; the two chromatids are joined by the still undivided centromere; after the centromere has divided at metaphase and the two chromatids have separated, each chromatid becomes a chromosome.
[G. chrōma, color, + -id (2),]
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chromatid

(krō′mə-tĭd)
n.
Either of the two daughter strands of a replicated chromosome that are joined by a single centromere and separate during cell division to become individual chromosomes.
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chro·ma·tid

(krō'mă-tid)
Each of the two strands formed by longitudinal duplication of a chromosome that becomes visible during prophase of mitosis or meiosis; the two chromatids are joined by the still undivided centromere; after the centromere has divided at metaphase and the two chromatids have separated, each chromatid becomes a chromosome.
[G. chrōma, color, + -id (2),]
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chromatid

One of the two duplicated copies of a chromosome produced by replication while still connected at the CENTROMERE before separation at the subsequent cell division. Each chromatid becomes a new chromosome.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Fig. 102 Chromatid . (a) Before duplication. (b) After duplication.

chromatid

one of a pair of duplicated CHROMOSOMES produced during the ‘S’ phase of the CELL CYCLE, which are joined together at the CENTROMERE. See Fig. 102 . During nuclear division the centromere splits (in anaphase of mitosis, anaphase 2 of MEIOSIS) to produce two separate chromosomes.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Types of structural chromosomal aberrations were classified into following groups: chromatid breaks (ctb) chromosome breaks (csb), chromatid and chromosomal gap (ctg) The final results were judged as follows: negative (-) if the frequency of aberrant cells was <5%, inconclusive ([+ or -]) if [greater than or equal to]5 % but <10 % and positive (+) if [greater than or equal to] 10 %.