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Acrocéntrico

English translation: acrocentric

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Spanish term or phrase:Acrocéntrico
English translation:acrocentric
Entered by: John Cutler
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14:23 Feb 15, 2008
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science - Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)
Spanish term or phrase: Acrocéntrico
Cromosoma que tiene su centrómero muy cercano al extremo de uno de sus brazos, es decir los brazos cortos normalmente no son más que material satélite.
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Local time: 23:06
acrocentric
Explanation:
Quick definitions (acrocentric)


adjective: having a subterminal centromere (Example: "An acrocentric chromosome")

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Quick definitions (acrocentric chromosome)


noun: a chromosome with the centromere near one end so that one chromosomal arm is short and one is long

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acrocentric chromosome

a chromosome with the centromere placed very close to one end so that the short arm is very small, often with a satellite.
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Local time: 23:06
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acrocentric


Explanation:
Quick definitions (acrocentric)


adjective: having a subterminal centromere (Example: "An acrocentric chromosome")

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Note added at 7 mins (2008-02-15 14:31:14 GMT)
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Quick definitions (acrocentric chromosome)


noun: a chromosome with the centromere near one end so that one chromosomal arm is short and one is long

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Note added at 8 mins (2008-02-15 14:32:04 GMT)
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acrocentric chromosome

a chromosome with the centromere placed very close to one end so that the short arm is very small, often with a satellite.

John Cutler
Spain
Local time: 23:06
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Robert Copeland
13 mins
  -> Thank you Robert

agree  Egmont
15 mins
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agree  brainfloss
50 mins
  -> Thanks!

agree  liz askew: How easy was that?
1 hr
  -> : )

agree  Rachel Fell: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centromere
5 hrs
  -> Thanks for the input Rachel
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