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Meaning of TRANSLOCATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts; "translocations can result in serious congenital disorders"
  2. [n]  the transport of dissolved material within a plant
 

TRANSLOCATION is a 13 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: biological process, organic process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trans`lo*ca"tion\, n. [Pref. trans- + location.]
removal of things from one place to another; substitution of
one thing for another.

      There happened certain translocations at the deluge.
                                               --Woodward.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The movement or reciprocal exchange of large-chromosomal segments, typically between two different chromosomes.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The movement or reciprocal exchange of large-chromosomal segments, typically between two different chromosomes.
  2. A mutation in which a large segment of one chromosome breaks off and attaches to another chromosome.
  3. a form of chromosomal aberration in which segments of chromosomes become detached and reunite to other nonhomologous chromosomes.
 

 

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