translocation
noun Date: 1624 the act, process, or an instance of changing location or position: as a. the conduction of soluble material (as metabolic products) from one part of a plant to another b. transfer of part of a chromosome to a different position especially on a nonhomologous chromosome; especially the exchange of parts between nonhomologous chromosomes • translocate verb

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  • translocation — [ trɑ̃slɔkasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1941; angl. translocation; de trans et lat. locatio 1 ♦ Chir. Modification du trajet d un tendon pour en changer la fonction. 2 ♦ Biol. Anomalie génétique due à la cassure d un segment de chromosome puis à son transfert… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Translocation — may refer to: * Chromosomal translocation in genetics * Transport of food through phloem in plants * Transport of systemic pesticides through xylem or (sometimes) phloem in plants * Protein translocation, a process in protein biosynthesis *… …   Wikipedia

  • Translocation — Trans lo*ca tion, n. [Pref. trans + location.] removal of things from one place to another; substitution of one thing for another. [1913 Webster] There happened certain translocations at the deluge. Woodward. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • translocation — translocation. См. транслокация. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • translocation — translocation. См. транслокация целого плеча. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Translocation — (v. lat.), 1) Ortsveränderung, Versetzung; bes. 2) Versetzung aus einer Schulklasse in die andere; geschieht gewöhnlich nach größern Prüfungen zu Ostern u. Michaelis od. jährlich. 3) Versetzung eines Pfründners auf eine andere geistliche Pfründe …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • translocation — index carriage, extradition, removal, transmittal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • translocation — (n.) 1620s, from TRANS (Cf. trans ) + LOCATION (Cf. location) …   Etymology dictionary

  • translocation — [trans΄lō kā′shən, tranz΄lō kā′shən] n. 1. an act or instance of translocating 2. Bot. the transport of organic food materials in solution through tissues from one part of a plant to another 3. Genetics the transfer of a portion of a chromosome… …   English World dictionary

  • Translocation — Dans le domaine de la génétique, la translocation de chromosomes est un échange de matériel chromosomique entre des chromosomes non homologues, c est à dire n appartenant pas à la même paire. Si la translocation n’entraîne pas de perte de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • translocation — 1. Transposition of two segments between nonhomologous chromosomes as a result of abnormal breakage and refusion of reciprocal segments. 2. Transport of a metabolite across a biomembrane. [trans + L. location, placement, fr. loco, to place]… …   Medical dictionary

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