Telomere Definition

tĕlə-mîr, tēlə-
telomeres
noun
Any of the specialized structures, consisting of a set of nucleotides, that form the terminal sections of a eukaryotic chromosome and that are essential for cellular replication.
Webster's New World
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Noun

Singular:
telomere
Plural:
telomeres

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