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Term:
condensed nuclear chromosome, centromeric region (GO:0000780)
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condensed nuclear chromosome, centromeric region 
The region of a condensed nuclear chromosome that includes the centromere and associated proteins, including the kinetochore. In monocentric chromosomes, this region corresponds to a single area of the chromosome, whereas in holocentric chromosomes, it is evenly distributed along the chromosome.

Synonyms
Definition Sources: GOC:elh, GOC:kmv

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