1. chromatid

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


  • strand
  • fibril
  • filament

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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.