Germinal mosaicism | definition of germinal mosaicism by Medical dictionary
ger·mi·nal mo·sa·i·cism , gonadal mosaicism
a state in which some of the germ cells of the gonad are of a form not present in either parent, because of mutation in an intermediate progenitor of these cells.
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