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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Subfertility and multiple births affect these associations, with multiple births explaining 36% of the relative effect of ART on nonchromosomal birth defects.
A variant call was made at any site (across the entire genome, including all chromosomes and mitochondrial DNA, excluding nonchromosomal material or scaffolds not aligned within a chromosome) where there was sufficient evidence of a nonreference base for at least one individual.
Omphalocele has a high co-occurrence with other musculoskeletal, digestive, genitourinary, and cardiovascular system-related anomalies, chromosomal anomalies, and nonchromosomal syndromes.
Tetralogy of fallot and atrial septal defects are the most common cardiac anomalies associated with exomphalos.[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.[sup][6],[7]
Nonchromosomal antibiotic resistance in bacteria: genetic transformation of Escherichia coli by R-factor DNA.