Definition of Translocation

1. Noun. The transport of dissolved material within a plant.




2. Noun. (genetics) an exchange of chromosome parts. "Translocations can result in serious congenital disorders"
Category relationships: Genetic Science, Genetics
Generic synonyms: Biological Process, Organic Process
Derivative terms: Translocate

Definition of Translocation

1. n. removal of things from one place to another; substitution of one thing for another.

Definition of Translocation

1. Noun. Removal of things from one place to another; displacement; substitution of one thing for another. ¹

2. Noun. (genetics) A transfer of a chromosomal segment to a new position, especially on a nonhomologous chromosome; the segment so transferred. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Translocation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Translocation

1. Rearrangement of a chromosome in which a segment is moved from one location to another, either within the same chromosome or to another chromosome. This is sometimes reciprocal, when one fragment is exchanged for another. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Translocation

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1. The Physiology of Plants: A Treatise Upon the Metabolism and Sources of by Wilhelm Pfeffer (1900)
"translocation of Organic Food-substances. WHENEVER food-materials are, ... Hence the processes of translocation are modified during the progress of ..."

2. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"We have to note as well that, in addition to this daily translocation, ... This translocation can scarcely, however, be considered of much importance ..."

3. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting, William Henry Lang (1921)
"translocation and Transformation of Assimilates The assimilates serve primarily .for the construction of new substance of the plant and the growth of new ..."

4. The Flowering Response of the Rice Plant to Photoperiod by B. S. Vergara (1986)
"Reception of the photoperiodic stimulus and translocation The photoperiodic stimulus may be ... The translocation of the stimulus depends on temperature. ..."

5. Practical Plant Physiology: An Introduction to Original Research for by Wilhelm Detmer, S. A. (Samuel Albert) Moor (1898)
"We find large quantities of starch in the cells of this bundle sheath, a fact which has led to the conclusion that the translocation of carbohydrates takes ..."

6. A College Text-book of Botany: Being an Enlargement of the Author's by George Francis Atkinson (1905)
"translocation of Starch. 152. translocation of starch.—It has been found that leaves of many plants grown in the sunlight contain starch when examined after ..."

7. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1905)
"ON translocation OF CHARACTERS IN PLANTS. RG LEAVITT. SEVERAL monstrous forms exhibited by native plants have been shown me lately by members of the New ..."

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