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de·le·tion

 (dĭ-lē′shən)
n.
1. The act of deleting; removal by striking out.
2. Material, such as a word or passage, that has been removed from a body of written or printed matter.
3. Genetics The loss, as through mutation, of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome.
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deletion

(dɪˈliːʃən)
n
1. the act of deleting or fact of being deleted
2. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a deleted passage, word, etc, in text
3. (Genetics) the loss or absence of a section of a chromosome
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de•le•tion

(dɪˈli ʃən)

n.
1. an act of deleting.
2. something deleted.
3. a type of chromosomal aberration in which a segment of the chromosome is removed or lost.
[1580–90; < Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deletion - any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
aphaeresis, apheresis - (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'
aphesis - the gradual disappearance of an initial (usually unstressed) vowel or syllable as in `squire' for `esquire'
elision - omission of a sound between two words (usually a vowel and the end of one word or the beginning of the next)
eclipsis, ellipsis - omission or suppression of parts of words or sentences
linguistic process - a process involved in human language
2.deletion - (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
chromosomal mutation, genetic mutation, mutation - (genetics) any event that changes genetic structure; any alteration in the inherited nucleic acid sequence of the genotype of an organism
3.deletion - the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage; "an editor's deletions frequently upset young authors"; "both parties agreed on the excision of the proposed clause"
editing, redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
4.deletion - the act of deleting something written or printed
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
expurgation, castration - the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
censoring, censorship - deleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
expunction, expunging, erasure - deletion by an act of expunging or erasing
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deletion

noun
The act of erasing or the condition of being erased:
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Translations
حَذْف، شَطْب، مَحْو
škrtnutívymazání
fjernelsesletningstrygning
DeletionStreichung
útstrikun, úrfelling
vymazanie
izbris
çizmeslime

deletion

[dɪˈliːʃən] Nsupresión f, tachadura f (Comput) → borrado m, supresión f
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deletion

[dɪˈliːʃən] n (in written text)rature f; (in electronic text)suppression f
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deletion

nStreichung f; (Comput) → Löschung f; to make a deletionetwas streichen; he made several deletions in the texter strich mehrere Stellen im Text; who made those deletions?wer hat das gestrichen?
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deletion

[dɪˈliːʃn] nsoppressione f, eliminazione f
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delete

(diˈliːt) verb
to rub or strike out (eg a piece of writing). Delete his name from the list.
deˈletion noun
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deletion

n deleción f
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References in periodicals archive ?
Some of the variants identified include: in Acute Myeloid Leukemia samples, a large inversion on chromosome 16, which creates a CBFB MYH11 fusion; in one B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia sample, a BCR-ABL1 translocation, and deletions of tumor suppressor genes IKZF1 and CDK6; and in a separate B-ALL sample, a NF1 deletion, which is a well-known risk factor for childhood leukemia.
The letter further stated that such deletions were reported to the Election Commission during the Vidhan Sabha elections too but no action was taken.
The current study aimed to investigate the impact of GSTM1 and GSTT1 gene deletions in causing predisposition to adult ALL.
Results: We found that 61.98% of the subjects had genetic mutations including deletions (50.41%) and duplications (11.57%).
Rogers et al., "Microcephaly and congenital grouped pigmentation of the retinal pigment epithelium associated with submicroscopic deletions of 13q33.3-q34 and 11p15.4," Ophthalmic Genetics, vol.
This method simultaneously detects the presence or absence of genetic and chromosomal variations (duplications or deletions) responsible for 160 genetic syndromes with a minimum resolution of approximately 275 kilobases between probes.
Both deletions or duplications in this area of the chromosome can lead to distinct autistic characteristics.
A single a-gene deletion co-inheritance effects on [beta][degrees]-thal are very slight, while a milder disease have been seen in [[beta].sup.+] thai individuals with two [alpha]-gene deletions (2,14).
In this report,we aim to emphasize that according the deleted genes in contiguous gene deletions there might be coexistence of more than one disease and by the array-CGH it is possible to identify related genes.
For example, the deletions in ADAM17 are linked to inflammatory skin and bowel diseases [2].