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deletion

 [de-le´shun]
in genetics, loss of genetic material from a chromosome.
 Examples of large-scale chromosomal deletions: A, terminal; B, interstitial. From Dorland's, 2000.

de·le·tion

(dĕ-lē'shŭn),
In genetics, any spontaneous elimination of part of the normal genetic complement, whether cytogenetically visible (chromosomal deletion) or found by molecular techniques.
[L. deletio, destruction]

deletion

/de·le·tion/ (dĕ-le´shun) in genetics, loss of genetic material from a chromosome.
Examples of large-scale chromosomal deletions: (A), terminal; (B), interstitial.

deletion

(dĭ-lē′shən)
n.
1. The act of deleting; removal by striking out.
2. Material, such as a word or passage, that has been removed from a body of written or printed matter.
3. Genetics The loss, as through mutation, of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome.

deletion (del)

[dilē′shən]
Etymology: L, deletionum, destruction
the loss of a piece of a chromosome.

de·le·tion

(dĕ-lē'shŭn)
genetics Any spontaneous elimination of part of the normal genetic complement, whether cytogenetically visible (chromosomal deletion) or inferred from phenotypic evidence (point deletion).
[L. deletio, destruction]

deletion

In genetics, the removal of a segment of DNA with joining up of the cut ends. as in the loss of a segment of a chromosome. Deletion of a single BASE PAIR is one of the kinds of point mutation. Deletion of a base pair triplet (codon) will result in a protein with a missing amino acid.

Deletion

The absence of genetic material that is normally found in a chromosome. Often, the genetic material is missing due to an error in replication of an egg or sperm cell.

deletion

in genetics, loss of genetic material from a chromosome.
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