Translocation(redirected from robertsonian translocation)
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(1) In genetics, a type of chromosomal restructuring (mutation) involving an interchange between parts of chromosomes; it often leads to a decrease in the fertility of animals and plants.
(2) The transference of substances in and out of a cell through a biological membrane by means of a biochemical transport system.
(3) In plants, the movement of water through the xylem and of nutrients through the phloem.