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Related to extrachromosomal inheritance: cytoplasmic inheritance
transmission of characters dependent on some factor not connected with the chromosomes.
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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.
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Inherited traits governed by mechanisms other than by chromosomes.
See also: inheritance
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