Meaning of “translocation” in the English Dictionary

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translocationnoun [ 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)