autosome

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noun au·to·some \ˈȯ-tə-ˌsōm\

Definition of autosome

  1. :  a chromosome other than a sex chromosome

autosomal

play \ˌȯ-tə-ˈsō-məl\ adjective

autosomally

play \-mə-lē\ adverb

1906

First Known Use of autosome

1906


Medical Dictionary

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

autosomal

\ˌȯt-ə-ˈsō-məl\play adjective

autosomally

\-mə-lē\play adverb

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