nonchromosomal

adjective non·chro·mo·som·al \ ˌnän-ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl \

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

adjective non·chro·mo·som·al \ ˌnän-ˌkrō-mə-ˈsō-məl \

medical Definition of nonchromosomal

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

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