translocation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"translocation" in British English

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translocationnoun [U]

 us /ˌtrænz.ləʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/  /ˌtræns.loʊ-/ specialized

translocation noun [U] (IN PLANT)

the ​movement of the ​liquid that ​carries the ​substances that a ​plantneeds for ​life and ​growth through the ​plant

translocation noun [U] (GENETICS)

a genetic abnormality (= ​problem) in which ​material from a chromosomemoves to another ​chromosome or is ​exchanged with ​material from it
(Definition of translocation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"translocation" in American English

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translocationnoun [U]

 /ˌtræns·loʊˈkeɪ·ʃən, ˌtrænz-/
biology the ​movement of the ​liquid that ​carries the ​substances that a ​plantneeds 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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