Meaning of metacentric

met•a•cen•tric

Pronunciation: (met"u-sen'trik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a metacenter.
  2. of or pertaining to any chromosome or chromatid whose centromere is centrally located, creating two apparently equal chromosome arms. Cf.(def. 2),
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