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autosome

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noun au·to·some \ˈȯ-tə-ˌsōm\

Definition of autosome

  1. :  a chromosome other than a sex chromosome

au·to·so·malplay \ˌȯ-tə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective
au·to·so·mal·lyplay \-mə-lē\ adverb


1906

First Known Use of autosome

1906


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autosome

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noun au·to·some \ˈȯt-ə-ˌsōm\

Medical Definition of autosome

  1. :  a chromosome other than a sex chromosome—called also nonsex chromosome; compare allosome

  2. au·to·so·mal \ˌȯt-ə-ˈsō-məl\play adjective
    au·to·so·mal·ly \-mə-lē\play adverb




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