Definition of Translocate

1. Verb. Transfer (a chromosomal segment) to a new position.

Generic synonyms: Shift, Transfer
Derivative terms: Translocation



2. Verb. Move from one place to another, especially of wild animals. "The endangered turtles were translocated to a safe environment"
Generic synonyms: Transfer

Definition of Translocate

1. Verb. (transitive) To displace, or move from one place to another. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive of a chromosomal segment) To cause to undergo translocation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Translocate

1. [v -CATED, -CATING, -CATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Translocate

translinear
translingual
translingually
transliterable
transliterate
transliterated
transliterates
transliterating
transliteration
transliterations
transliterator
transliterators
translocalization
translocase
translocases
translocate (current term)
translocated
translocates
translocating
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translocation (genetics)
translocation carrier
translocation chromosome
translocational
translocations
translocative
translocator
translocators
translocon
translocons

Literary usage of Translocate

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1. Rainfed Lowland Rice Improvement by David J. Mackill, William Ronnie Coffman, Dennis P. Garrity (1996)
"Plants that can translocate more carbohydrates from vegetative tissues to the grain may be able to recover from drought that occurs before or during ..."

2. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Beginnings or prefixes,—dislocate, add, upon the model of replace, relocate ; add, upon the model of transfer and transfuse, translocate. ..."

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