extrachromosomal

adjective
ex·​tra·​chro·​mo·​som·​al | \ ˌek-strə-ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl How to pronounce extrachromosomal (audio) , -ˈzō- \

Definition of extrachromosomal

: situated or controlled by factors outside the chromosome extrachromosomal inheritance

First Known Use of extrachromosomal

1906, in the meaning defined above

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“Extrachromosomal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extrachromosomal. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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extrachromosomal

adjective
ex·​tra·​chro·​mo·​som·​al | \ -ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl, -ˈzō- How to pronounce extrachromosomal (audio) \

Medical Definition of extrachromosomal

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

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