nonhomologous

adjective non·ho·mol·o·gous \ ˌnän-hō-ˈmä-lə-gəs , -hə- \

Definition of nonhomologous

:being of unlike genetic constitution used of chromosomes of one set containing nonallelic genes
  • … is done by facilitating genetic recombination of the ends of the elements with other, nonhomologous sequences.
  • —John Abelson

First Known Use of nonhomologous

1927


Medical Dictionary

nonhomologous

adjective non·ho·mol·o·gous \ ˈnän-hō-ˈmäl-ə-gəs, -hə- \

medical Definition of nonhomologous

:being of unlike genetic constitution used of chromosomes of one set containing nonallelic genes

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