co·​trans·​fer (ˌ)kō-tran(t)s-ˈfər How to pronounce cotransfer (audio)
variants or co-transfer
plural cotransfers or co-transfers
: an act, process, or instance of transferring something along with one or more related things
cotransfers of specialized T and B cells into test mice
also : cotransduction
cotransfer of linked genes
cotransfer transitive verb
or co-transfer
cotransferred or co-transferred; cotransferring or co-transferring
two genes that were cotransferred

Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cotransfer was in 1961

Dictionary Entries Near cotransfer

Cite this Entry

“Cotransfer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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