noncrossover

adjective

non·​cross·​over ˌnän-ˈkrȯ-ˌsō-vər How to pronounce noncrossover (audio)
: having or being chromosomes that have not participated in genetic crossing-over

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noncrossover was in 1915

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“Noncrossover.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncrossover. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

noncrossover

adjective
non·​cross·​over (ˈ)nän-ˈkrȯ-ˌsō-vər How to pronounce noncrossover (audio)
: having or being chromosomes that have not participated in genetic crossing-over
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