Medical Definition of Acrocentric chromosome

Reviewed on 3/29/2021

Acrocentric chromosome: A chromosome in which the centromere is located quite near one end of the chromosome. Humans normally have five pairs of acrocentric chromosomes. Down syndrome is caused by an extra acrocentric chromosome (chromosome21).

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If menopause occurs in a woman younger than ___ years, it is considered to be premature. See Answer

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