nonchromosomal


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non·chro·mo·som·al

 (nŏn′krō-mə-sō′məl)
adj.
Not situated on or involving a chromosome: nonchromosomal DNA.

nonchromosomal

(ˌnɒnˌkrəʊməˈsəʊməl)
adj
not chromosomal, not located on or involving chromosomes
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sup][3],[5] Some syndromes associated with exomphalos are nonchromosomal disorders such as Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome, pentalogy of Cantrell, Charge syndrome, Marshall–Smith syndrome, Goltz syndrome, fetal valproate syndrome, and chromosomal genetic disorders such as trisomies 13, 14, 15, 18, or 21.
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Four regions of Cohort 9,085 cases with 2010 England, chromosomal and 1991-1999; nonchromosomal 759,993 births anomalies, live births and fetal deaths [greater than or equal to] 20 weeks; all live and stillbirths Marshall et al.
A plasmid is a circular, independent, nonchromosomal strand of DNA found in some bacteria.