mosaicism

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mo·sa·i·cism

 (mō-zā′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
A condition in which tissues of genetically different types occur in the same organism.

mosaicism

(məʊˈzeɪɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Genetics) the occurrence of different types of cells side by side in the same organism

mo•sa•i•cism

(moʊˈzeɪ əˌsɪz əm)

n.
a condition in which an organism or part is composed of two or more genetically distinct tissues.
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Noun1.mosaicism - the condition in which an organism has two or more cell populations that differ in genetic makeup
condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
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mo·sa·i·cism

[MIM*158250]
n. mosaicismo, así como en un mosaico, los cromosomas son genéticamente mutadores diferentes que pueden establecer características distintas en humanos, tal como se muestra en la fisonomía por diferencias de sexo.