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noncrossover

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adjective non·cross·over \-ˈkrȯ-ˌsō-vər\

Definition of noncrossover

  1. :  having or being chromosomes that have not participated in genetic crossing-over



1916

First Known Use of noncrossover

1916


Medical Dictionary

noncrossover

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adjective non·cross·over \(ˈ)nän-ˈkrȯ-ˌsō-vər\

Medical Definition of noncrossover

  1. :  having or being chromosomes that have not participated in genetic crossing-over




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