in·​ter·​chro·​mo·​som·​al ˌin-tər-ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl How to pronounce interchromosomal (audio)
: occurring between or involving two or more chromosomes
interchromosomal genetic recombination

Word History

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interchromosomal was in 1899

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“Interchromosomal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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