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

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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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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