If Centromere is Situated in the Middle of the Chromosome, It is Called - Biology


If centromere is situated in the middle of the chromosome, it is called ________.

(a) Metacentric

(b) Acrocentric

(c) Submetacentric

(d) Telocentric



(a) Metacentric

Type of chromosome Position of centromere
Metacentric Middle of the chromosome
Acrocentric End of the chromosome
Submetacentric Some distance away from the middle of the chromosome
Telocentric Tip of the chromosome
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