nonchromosomal

adjective
non·​chro·​mo·​som·​al | \ ˌnän-ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl How to pronounce nonchromosomal (audio) \

Definition of nonchromosomal

1 : not situated on a chromosome
2 : not involving chromosomes

First Known Use of nonchromosomal

1911, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Nonchromosomal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonchromosomal. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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nonchromosomal

adjective
non·​chro·​mo·​som·​al | \ ˌnän-ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl How to pronounce nonchromosomal (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonchromosomal

1 : not situated on a chromosome nonchromosomal DNA
2 : not involving chromosomes nonchromosomal mutations

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