nonhomologous

adjective
non·​ho·​mol·​o·​gous | \ ˌnän-hō-ˈmä-lə-gəs How to pronounce nonhomologous (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonhomologous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonhomologous. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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nonhomologous

adjective
non·​ho·​mol·​o·​gous | \ ˈnän-hō-ˈmäl-ə-gəs, -hə- How to pronounce nonhomologous (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonhomologous

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

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