disomic

adjective
di·​so·​mic | \ (ˌ)dī-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce disomic (audio) \

Definition of disomic

: having one or more chromosomes present in two copies the disomic state is normal in humans

First Known Use of disomic

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disomic

di- + -somic

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“Disomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disomic. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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disomic

adjective
di·​so·​mic | \ (ˈ)dī-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce disomic (audio) \

Medical Definition of disomic

: having one or more chromosomes present in two copies the disomic state is normal in humans

Other Words from disomic

disomy \ -​mē How to pronounce disomy (audio) \ noun, plural disomies

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