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A Dictionary of Biomedicine

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2010
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Medicine and health
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62 words

The inheritance of parental characters through a nonchromosomal mechanism. The major example is the inheritance of mitochondrial DNA, which is ...

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A Dictionary of Plant Sciences (3 ed.)

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2013
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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20 words

A non-Mendelian (extra-chromosomal) inheritance via genes in cytoplasmic organelles. Examples of such organelles are viruses, mitochondria, and plastids. ...

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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26 words

the inheritance of characters or traits whose determinants are not located on a chromosome. The determinants may be, e.g., viral, ...

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