extrachromosomal

adjective ex·tra·chro·mo·som·al \ ˌek-strə-ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl , -ˈzō- \

Definition of extrachromosomal

: situated or controlled by factors outside the chromosome
  • extrachromosomal inheritance

First Known Use of extrachromosomal

1906

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extrachromosomal

adjective ex·tra·chro·mo·som·al \ -ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl, -ˈzō- \

medical Definition of extrachromosomal

: situated or controlled by factors outside the chromosome
  • extrachromosomal inheritance
  • extrachromosomal DNA

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