allosome

noun
al·​lo·​some | \ ˈal-ə-ˌsōm How to pronounce allosome (audio) \

Medical Definition of allosome

: an atypical chromosome especially : sex chromosome — compare autosome

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“Allosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/allosome. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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