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centromere

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Noun
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cen=tro=mere

CIDE DICTIONARY

centromeren. 
     a specialized condensed region of a chromosomes that appears during mitosis where the chromatids are held together to form an X shape.  [WordNet 1.5]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

centromere, n. Biol. the point on a chromosome to which the spindle is attached during cell division.

Etymology
L centrum centre + Gk meros part

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