Either of two submicroscopic attachment points for chromosomal microtubules, present on each centromere during the process of cell division.
The region of the chromosome to which the spindle fiber is attached during cell division (both mitosis and meiosis). The centromere is the constricted point at which the two chromatids forming the chromosome are joined together.
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