cotransduction

noun
co·​trans·​duc·​tion | \(ˌ)kō-tran(t)s-ˈdək-shən, -tranz-\
variants: or co-transduction
plural cotransductions or co-transductions

Definition of cotransduction 

: transduction involving two or more genes carried by a single bacteriophage determination of gene order based on frequency of cotransduction

Other Words from cotransduction

cotransduce \(ˌ)kō-​tran(t)s-​ˈd(y)üs, -​tranz-​ \ or co-transduce verb, transitive + intransitive cotransduced or co-transduced; cotransducing or co-transducing
Two genetic markers were cotransduced. genes that cotransduce more frequently

First Known Use of cotransduction

1964, in the meaning defined above

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cotransduction

noun
co·​trans·​duc·​tion | \ˌkō-ˌtran(t)s-ˈdək-shən \

Medical Definition of cotransduction 

: transduction involving two or more genetic loci carried by a single bacteriophage

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