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1. translocation

noun. (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts.

Synonyms

  • organic process

Antonyms

  • nondevelopment
  • ovulation

Etymology

  • location (English)
  • locatio (Latin)
  • trans- (English)
  • trans (Latin)

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2. translocation

noun. the transport of dissolved material within a plant.

Synonyms

  • organic process

Antonyms

  • development

Etymology

  • location (English)
  • locatio (Latin)
  • trans- (English)
  • trans (Latin)

Example sentences of the word translocation


1. Noun, singular or mass
The structure responsible for this process of translocation is the phloem, which is made up of cells that control the passage of food in the form of sugars from the leaves into different parts of the plant.

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