duplication of chromosomes

n.

The occurrence of a repeated section of genes in a chromosome.

Nearby words

  1. duplicable,
  2. duplicate,
  3. duplicate bridge,
  4. duplicating machine,
  5. duplication,
  6. duplication of the cube,
  7. duplicator,
  8. duplicature,
  9. duplicatus,
  10. duplicident


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