chimerism

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chi·mer·ism

 (kī-mîr′ĭz′əm, kī′mə-rĭz′-)
n.
The condition of being a genetic chimera.

chimerism

(kaɪˈmɪərɪzəm)
n
1. (Biology) a medical condition in which a person develops from two distinct embryos that could possess two genetically distinct sets of cells
2. (Biology) the condition in which a child contains cells that are genetically the mother's and which were exchanged in the womb
Translations

chimerism

n quimerismo
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For the HSCT patients, fluorescence in situ hybridization and short tandem repeat DNA analyses for peripheral blood chimerism were performed as previously described (15).