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[trans-loh-keyt, tranz-] /trænsˈloʊ keɪt, trænz-/
verb (used with object), translocated, translocating.
to move or transfer from one place to another; cause to change location; displace; dislocate.
Origin of translocate
First recorded in 1825-35; trans- + locate Unabridged
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(transitive) to move; displace
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translocate in Medicine

translocate trans·lo·cate (trāns-lō'kāt', trānz-)
v. trans·lo·cat·ed, trans·lo·cat·ing, trans·lo·cates

  1. To change from one place or one position to another; to displace.

  2. To transfer a chromosomal segment to a new position; to cause to undergo translocation.

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