noun. one of two identical strands into which a chromosome splits during mitosis.
Example sentences of the word chromatid
1. Noun, singular or mass
Importantly, the chromosomes are aligned so that one sister chromatid is on one side of the soon-to-be-dividing line and one sister chromatid is fully on the other.
2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Once pulled apart, each finger is called a chromosome once again, and the term chromatid no longer applies.