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Noun: translocation  ,tranz-low'key-shun
  1. The transport of dissolved material within a plant
  2. (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts
    "translocations can result in serious congenital disorders"

Derived forms: translocations

Type of: biological process, organic process

Encyclopedia: Translocation, genetic