[ moh-zey-uh-siz-uhm ]
/ moʊˈzeɪ əˌsɪz əm /
a condition in which an organism or part is composed of two or more genetically distinct tissues owing to experimental manipulation or to faulty distribution of genetic material during mitosis.
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Medical definitions for mosaicism
[ mō-zā′ĭ-sĭz′əm ]
A condition in which tissues of genetically different types occur in the same organism.
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