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centromere

n.1.(Biol.) a specialized condensed region of a chromosomes that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape.
Noun1.centromere - a specialized condensed region of each chromosome that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape; "the centromere is difficult to sequence"
Synonyms: kinetochore
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, chromosome, complex body part, kinetochore, structure
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