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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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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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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 not segregated at mitosis and derives ... More

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