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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Either of the two daughter strands of a replicated chromosome that are joined by a single centromere and separate during cell division to become individual chromosomes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Cell Biol.) one of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis.

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  • noun genetics Either of the two strands of a chromosome that separate during mitosis.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun one of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis

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