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pericentric inversion[‚per·ə′sen·trik in′vər·zhən]
An aberration resulting from a break in each arm of a chromosome and rejoining with the middle fragment containing the centromere now inverted with respect to the two terminal fragments.
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pallidipennis populations sited at lower altitudes tend to support larger individuals, where pericentric inversions
are more frequent (Colombo 2014).
The most commonly observed rearrangements were centric fusions, tandem fusions and pericentric inversions
The sex chromosomes consist of three variations of subtelocentric, telocentric, and metacentric types caused by two pericentric inversions
and conduct the different sex determining systems (19,20).