autosome


au·to·some

noun \ˈt-ə-ˌsōm\

Definition of AUTOSOME

: a chromosome other than a sex chromosome—called also nonsex chromosome; compare allosome
au·to·so·mal \ˌt-ə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective
au·to·so·mal·ly \-mə-lē\ adverb

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