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translocation

noun [U]  /ˌtræns·loʊˈkeɪ·ʃən, ˌtrænz-/
biology the movement of the liquid that carries the substances that a plant needs for life and growth through the plant biology Translocation is also the movement of a chromosome (= part of a cell that controls what an animal or plant is like) to another part of the same chromosome or to a different chromosome.
(Definition of translocation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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