autosome

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autosome

[′ȯd·ō‚sōm]
(genetics)
Any chromosome other than a sex chromosome.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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