mosaicism


mo·sa·i·cism

noun \mō-ˈzā-ə-ˌsi-zəm\

Definition of MOSAICISM

:  the condition of possessing cells of two or more different genetic constitutions

First Known Use of MOSAICISM

1926

mo·sa·i·cism

noun \mō-ˈzā-ə-ˌsiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MOSAICISM

: the condition of possessing cells of two or more different genetic constitutions

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