extrachromosomal inheritance


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Related to extrachromosomal inheritance: cytoplasmic inheritance

ex·tra·chro·mo·som·al in·her·i·tance

transmission of characters dependent on some factor not connected with the chromosomes.

ex·tra·chro·mo·som·al in·her·it·ance

(eks'tră-krō-mŏ-sō'măl in-her'i-tăns)
Transmission of characters dependent on some factor not connected with the chromosomes.

extrachromosomal inheritance

Inherited traits governed by mechanisms other than by chromosomes.
See also: inheritance
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