(trans′lō kā′s̸hən, tranz′-)
- an act or instance of translocating
- Bot. the transport of organic food materials in solution through tissues from one part of a plant to another
- Genetics the transfer of a portion of a chromosome to a new location in the chromosome or into another chromosome
See translocation in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- A change of location.
a. A transfer of a chromosomal segment to a new position, especially on a nonhomologous chromosome.
b. A chromosomal segment that is translocated.
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