dicentric

Referring to a structural chromosome having two centromeres, an abnormal state.

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di·cen·tric (')dī-'sen-trik adj having two centromeres <a \dicentric chromosome>
dicentric n

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di·cen·tric (di-senґtrik) [di- + center] in genetics, a structurally abnormal chromosome with two centromeres.

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  • dicentric — dicentric. См. дицентрик. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • dicentric — adjective Date: 1937 having two centromeres < a dicentric chromosome > • dicentric noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dicentric — dicentrikas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Chromosoma arba chromatidė, turinti dvi centromeras. atitikmenys: angl. dicentric rus. дицентрик …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • dicentric — adj. [Gr. dis, twice; kentron, midpoint of a circle] Having chromosomes or chromatids with two centromeres …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • dicentric — /duy sen trik/, adj. (of a chromosome or chromatid) having two centromeres. [1935 40; DI 1 + CENTRIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dicentric — adjective Having two centromeres (an aberration) …   Wiktionary

  • dicentric — [dʌɪ sɛntrɪk] adjective Genetics (of a chromosome) having two centromeres …   English new terms dictionary

  • dicentric — di•cen•tric [[t]daɪˈsɛn trɪk[/t]] adj. gen (of a chromosome or chromatid) having two centromeres • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • dicentric — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dicentric chromosome — is an aberrant chromosome having two centromeres. Dicentric chromosomes form when two chromosome segments (from different chromosomes or from the two chromatids of a single one), each with a centromere, fuse end to end, with loss of their… …   Wikipedia


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