Of a chromosome, having its centromere equidistant from the two ends.

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  • Metacentric — could refer to: Metacentric height: the distance between the center of gravity of a ship and its metacenter. Metacentric Centromere: the position of a centromere on a chromatid This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same… …   Wikipedia

  • metacentric — METACÉNTRIC, Ă, metacentrici, ce, adj. (mar.) Referitor la metacentru, de metacentru. – Din fr. métacentrique. Trimis de LauraGellner, 28.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  METACÉNTRIC, Ă adj. Referitor la metacentru. [gen. iei. / < fr. métacentrique].… …   Dicționar Român

  • metacentric — Having the centromere about equidistant from the extremities, said of a chromosome. [meta + G. kentron, circle] * * * meta·cen·tric .met ə sen trik adj having the centromere medially situated so that the two chromosomal arms are of roughly equal… …   Medical dictionary

  • metacentric — adjective Date: 1798 1. of or relating to a metacenter 2. having the centromere medially situated so that the two chromosomal arms are of roughly equal length • metacentric noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • metacentric — n. a chromosome in which the centromere is at or near the centre of the chromosome. Derivatives: metacentric adj …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • metacentric — adjective 1. of or relating to the metacenter • Pertains to noun: ↑metacenter • Derivationally related forms: ↑metacenter • Topics: ↑shipbuilding, ↑ship building 2. having two equal arms because of the median position of the …   Useful english dictionary

  • metacentric [chromosome] — metacentric [chromosome]. См. метацентрическая хромосома. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Metacentric height — Ship Stability diagram showing centre of gravity (G), centre of buoyancy (B), and metacentre (M) with ship upright and heeled over to one side. Note that for small angles, G and M are fixed, while B moves as the ship heels, and for big angles B… …   Wikipedia

  • metacentric stability — noun The tendency of a ship or other water going vessel to remain upright due to its centre of gravity being below its centre of buoyancy, ie. basically having most of its weight down low. See Also: metacentric height …   Wiktionary

  • metacentric height — metacentrinis aukštis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. metacentric height vok. metazentrische Höhe, f; metazentrum Höhe, f rus. метацентрическая высота, f; расстояние между метацентром и центром тяжести, f pranc. distance métacentrique …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • metacentric chromosomes — lygiapetės chromosomos statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Lygių pečių (centromera yra chromosomos viduryje) chromosomos. atitikmenys: angl. metacentric chromosomes rus. метацентрические хромосомы ryšiai: sinonimas – metacentrinės… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

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