chimerism
noun Date: 1961 the state of being a genetic chimera

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  • chimerism — [kī′mər iz΄əm] n. the occurrence of genetically distinct cell types in a single organism * * * chi·mer·ism (kī mîrʹĭz əm, kīʹmə rĭz ) n. The condition of being a genetic chimera. * * * …   Universalium

  • chimerism — [kī′mər iz΄əm] n. the occurrence of genetically distinct cell types in a single organism …   English World dictionary

  • chimerism — noun The property of being a genetic chimera …   Wiktionary

  • chimerism — The state of being a chimera. * * * chi·me·rism kī mi(ə)r .iz əm, kə ; kī mə .riz n the state of being a genetic chimera * * * chi·mer·ism (ki mērґiz əm) the quality of being a chimera; in genetics, the presence in an individual of… …   Medical dictionary

  • chimerism — n. delusion, illusion, fantasy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chimerism — chi·me·rism …   English syllables

  • chimerism — kīˈmi(ə)rˌizəm, kə̇ ; ˈkīməˌriz noun ( s) : the state of being a genetic chimera …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tandem chimerism — is the phenomenon where two consecutive genes are transcribed into a single RNA molecule [Parra et al., Tandem chimerism as a means to increase protein complexity in the human genome, Genome Research, 2006 PubMed|16344564] . The translation… …   Wikipedia

  • Chimera (genetics) — A chimeric mouse with its offspring A chimera or chimaera is a single organism (usually an animal) that is composed of two or more different populations of genetically distinct cells that originated from different zygotes involved in sexual… …   Wikipedia

  • Mixed-field agglutination — In transfusion medicine, mixed field agglutination refers to mixed reactions during cell typing where two distinct cell populations are present: agglutinated cells admixed with many unagglutinated cells. The presence of two or more cell… …   Wikipedia

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