Origin of deletion
Examples from the Web for deletion
What does it mean, really, if your 14-week-old fetus has a deletion on chromosome 12?New Finding That Testing Could Identify Defects in Fetuses Is a Genetics Baby Step
June 8, 2012
Despite its deletion, the villagers of Calcata hold their annual procession each year.Happy Holy Circumcision Day!
December 31, 2009
Yet I am thankful that it was not by your deletion that he was taken.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series
Of course, Miss Deane does wisely to let us have the deletion.Seeing Things at Night
Cordelia calmly insisted on the deletion of the newly inserted paragraph surrendering the dramatic rights of the book.The Silver Poppy
There is no deletion and nothing more to add other than that other matter we have been talking about?Warren Commission (12 of 26): Hearings Vol. XII (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
With this exception, and the deletion of two insignificant footnotes, no changes have been made.The Task of Social Hygiene
- the act of deleting or fact of being deleted
- a deleted passage, word, etc, in text
- the loss or absence of a section of a chromosome
Word Origin and History for deletion
1580s, from Latin deletionem (nominative deletio), noun of action from past participle stem of delere (see delete).
- Loss, as from mutation, of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome.