[ aw-tuh-soh-muhl ]
/ ˌɔ təˈsoʊ məl /
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occurring on or transmitted by a chromosome other than one of the sex chromosomes:Marfan syndrome is a connective tissue disorder inherited as an autosomal dominant trait.
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OTHER WORDS FROM autosomalau·to·so·mal·ly, adverb
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Several autosomal mutations had been found in which the facets of the compound eye are disarranged.
It is an autosomal character, a member of the second group of linked gens.