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translocation

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noun trans·lo·ca·tion \ˌtran(t)s-lō-ˈkā-shən, ˌtranz-\

Definition of translocation

  1. :  the act, process, or an instance of changing location or position: asa :  the conduction of soluble material (as metabolic products) from one part of a plant to anotherb :  transfer of part of a chromosome to a different position especially on a nonhomologous chromosome; especially :  the exchange of parts between nonhomologous chromosomes

translocate

play \ˈtran(t)s-lō-ˌkāt, ˈtranz-, (ˌ)tran(t)s-ˈ, (ˌ)tranz-ˈ\ verb


1624

First Known Use of translocation

1624


Medical Dictionary

translocation

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noun trans·lo·ca·tion \ˌtran(t)s-lō-ˈkā-shən, ˌtranz-\

Medical Definition of translocation

  1. 1:  transfer of part of a chromosome to a different position especially on a nonhomologous chromosome; especially :  the exchange of parts between nonhomologous chromosomes

  2. 2:  a chromosome or part of a chromosome that has undergone translocation

translocate

\-ˈlō-ˌkāt\play verb

translocated

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translocating




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