translocate

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trans- +‎ locate

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translocate (third-person singular simple present translocates, present participle translocating, simple past and past participle translocated)

  1. (transitive) To displace, or move from one place to another.
  2. (genetics, transitive, of a chromosomal segment) To cause to undergo translocation.
  3. (biochemistry, transitive) To cause to undergo translocation, usually a transition through a membrane.

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