chromosomal

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chro·mo·some

 (krō′mə-sōm′)
n.
1. A linear strand of DNA and associated proteins in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells that carries the genes and functions in the transmission of hereditary information.
2. A circular strand of DNA in bacteria and archaea that contains the hereditary information necessary for cell life.

chro′mo·so′mal (-sō′məl), chro′mo·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
chro′mo·so′mal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.chromosomal - of or relating to a chromosome; "chromosomal defect"
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Translations

chromosomal

[ˌkrəʊməˈsəʊməl] ADJcromosomático, cromosómico
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chro·mo·som·al

a. cromosómico-a, rel. al cromosoma;
___ aberrationsaberraciones ___ -s.
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chromosomal

adj cromosómico
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References in periodicals archive ?
* Chromosomal linkage: SNPs near the lactase persistence mutation are inherited together with it, giving geneticists evidence of selection; and
First, the analyses of the genomes of individuals, the delineation of their maternal and paternal chromosomal haplotypes (chromosomal linkages), and their correlation with the health and disease of the corresponding individuals will increasingly lead to the ability to predict the future health history of the individual (e.g a 70% chance of prostate cancer by the time you are 50).