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1. translocate

verb. transfer (a chromosomal segment) to a new position.

Synonyms

  • transfer

Antonyms

  • veer
  • back

Etymology

  • locate (English)
  • locatus (Latin)
  • trans- (English)
  • trans (Latin)

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2. translocate

verb. move from one place to another, especially of wild animals.

Antonyms

  • weakening

Etymology

  • locate (English)
  • locatus (Latin)
  • trans- (English)
  • trans (Latin)

Example sentences of the word translocate


1. Verb, base form
The carrier proteins bind to glucose, which causes them to change shape and translocate the glucose from one side of the membrane to the other.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The chemicals penetrate the tree and translocate to the roots, causing it to die.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Other systemic fungicides translocate, spreading into tissues away from the application site.

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