allosome

noun

al·​lo·​some ˈal-ə-ˌsōm How to pronounce allosome (audio)
: 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 22 May. 2024.

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