polyclone

[ pŏlē-klōn′ ]

n.

A clone descended from one or more small groups of cells, especially ones of genetically different origins.

Nearby words

  1. polycletus,
  2. polyclinic,
  3. polyclitus,
  4. polyclonal,
  5. polyclonal antibody,
  6. polyclonia,
  7. polycondensation,
  8. polyconic,
  9. polyconic projection,
  10. polycoria

Related formspol′y•clonal adj.pol′y•clonal•ly adv.


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