complementation

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noun com·ple·men·ta·tion \ˌkäm-plə-(ˌ)men-ˈtā-shən, -mən-\

Definition of complementation

  1. 1 :  the operation of determining the complement of a mathematical set

  2. 2 :  production of normal phenotype in an individual heterozygous for two closely related mutations with one on each homologous chromosome and at a slightly different position

1942

First Known Use of complementation

1942


Medical Dictionary

complementation

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noun com·ple·men·ta·tion \ˌkäm-plə-(ˌ)men-ˈtā-shən, -mən-\

Medical Definition of complementation

  1. 1:  the formation of neutral colors from complementary colors

  2. 2:  production of normal phenotype in an individual heterozygous for two closely related mutations with one on each homologous chromosome and at a slightly different position


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