Mosaicism meaning

mō-zāĭ-sĭzəm
A condition in which tissues of genetically different types occur in the same organism.
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The condition existing when tissues of different genetic makeup occur in the same organism.
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A condition in which tissues of genetically different types occur in the same organism.
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(genetics) The condition in which more than one genetically distinct population of cells coexist within one individual.
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Origin of mosaicism

  • mosaic +"Ž -ism

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