disomic

adjective

di·​so·​mic (ˌ)dī-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce disomic (audio)
: having one or more chromosomes present in two copies
the disomic state is normal in humans

Word History

Etymology

di- + -somic

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disomic was in 1922

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Cite this Entry

“Disomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disomic. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

disomic

adjective

di·​so·​mic (ˈ)dī-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce disomic (audio)
: having one or more chromosomes present in two copies
the disomic state is normal in humans
disomy noun
plural disomies
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