from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of deleting; removal by striking out.
- n. Material, such as a word or passage, that has been removed from a body of written or printed matter.
- n. Genetics The loss, as through mutation, of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An item that has been or will be deleted.
- n. The act of deleting.
- n. A mutation in which a gene, or other section of DNA, is removed from a chromosome
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Act of deleting, blotting out, or erasing; destruction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of deleting, blotting out, or erasing.
- n. An erasure; a word or passage deleted.
- n. A blotting out, as of an object; obliteration; suppression; extinction.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (genetics) the loss or absence of one or more nucleotides from a chromosome
- n. the act of deleting something written or printed
- n. the omission that is made when an editorial change shortens a written passage
- n. any process whereby sounds or words are left out of spoken words or phrases
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Because the 22q11. 2 deletion is such a rare disorder, even many healthcare professionals may find themselves at a loss when it comes to diagnosing and managing it.
Eternal deletion is not the fate of every comment relegated to the spam bin.
If one of these other cells containing the mutation or deletion is used in a fertilization, the fetus would inherit the Jagged1 mutation.
Once a mutation or deletion is identified in a child with Alagille syndrome, parents and other family members can be tested for the gene change.
I guess deletion is the progressive way for the perfect city.
The 22q11. 2 deletion is the underlying cause of the medical problems associated with DiGeorge syndrome, velocardiofacial syndrome and conotruncal anomaly face syndrome, as well as some of the problems associated with Opitz G/BBB and Cayler cardiofacial syndromes.
The chromosome 22q11. 2 deletion is a chromosomal difference, which may or may not run in the family.
The chromosome 22q11. 2 deletion is a chromosomal difference, one that may or may not "run in the family" (meaning it's hereditary).
The chance of having more than one affected child when a parent has the deletion is random, like the chance of getting "heads" twice in a row when you flip a coin twice.
On the other hand, no such deletion is possible in positions where standard English cannot contract: just as one cannot say That's what they're in standard English, That's what they is equally impossible in the vernacular we are considering.
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