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autosomal

[ aw-tuh-soh-muhl ]
/ ˌɔ təˈsoʊ məl /
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adjective Genetics.

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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Origin of autosomal

au·to·so·mal·ly, adverb
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