poistuma

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poistua (to leave, depart, go away) +‎ -ma < poistaa (to remove, oust)

Noun[edit]

poistuma

  1. (technical) deletion, loss, wastage, reduction, drain (that which is removed, lost or retired, especially within a given time frame)
  2. (genetics) deletion (mutation in which a gene, or other section of DNA, is removed from a chromosome)

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