mericlinal chimera

mericlinal chimera

[¦mer·ə‚klīn·əl ′kim·ə·rə]
(biology)
An organism or organ composed of two genetically different tissues, one of which partly surrounds the other.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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