chimerism

noun chi·me·rism \ kī-ˈmir-ˌi-zəm , kə- ; ˈkī-mə-ˌri- \

Definition of chimerism

: the state of being a genetic chimera

First Known Use of chimerism

1961

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chimerism

noun chi·me·rism \ kī-ˈmi(ə)r-ˌiz-əm, kə-; ˈkī-mə-ˌriz- \

medical Definition of chimerism

: the state of being a genetic chimera

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