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translocation (plural translocations)
- Removal of things from one place to another; displacement; substitution of one thing for another.
- There happened certain translocations at the deluge. — Woodward.
- (genetics) A transfer of a chromosomal segment to a new position, especially on a nonhomologous chromosome; the segment so transferred.
- (biochemistry) A transfer of a molecule through a membrane.
genetics: transfer of chromosomal segment