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-somic

adjective combining form

Definition of -somic

  1. :  having or being a chromosome complement of which one or more but not all members exhibit (such) a degree of reduplication of chromosomes or genomes <monosomic>



Origin and Etymology of -somic

International Scientific Vocabulary 3-some + -ic


Medical Dictionary

-somic

adjective combining form -som·ic \ˌsō-mik\

Medical Definition of -somic

  1. :  having or being a chromosome complement of which one or more but not all chromosomes or genomes exhibit (such) a degree of reduplication <monosomic>




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