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reciprocal translocation

noun, Genetics.
an exchange of segments between two nonhomologous chromosomes.
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First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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reciprocal translocation in Medicine

reciprocal translocation n.
Translocation without demonstrable loss of genetic material.

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