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spindle attachment (centromere) The region of attachment on a chromosome that links it to the spindle at mitosis or meiosis. Its position determines its shape at anaphase (a rod, or J, or V). In a few species the centromeric properties are distributed along the entire length of the chromosome; such species are said to be polycentromic (possessing a diffuse centromere).

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spindle attachment

spindle attachment The region of attachment on a chromosome that links it to the spindle at mitosis or meiosis. Its position determines its shape at anaphase (a rod, or J, or V). In a few species the centromeric properties are distributed along the entire length of the chromosome; such species are said to be holocentric (possessing a diffuse centromere).

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spindle attachment

spindle attachment See centromere.

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"spindle attachment." A Dictionary of Biology. . Encyclopedia.com. 22 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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