allosome al·lo·some (āl’ə-sōm’)
A chromosome that differs from an ordinary autosome in form, size, or behavior; a sex chromosome. Also called heterochromosome, heterotypical chromosome.
a property of certain elements, as carbon, sulfur, and phosphorus, of existing in two or more distinct forms; allomorphism. Historical Examples Before leaving this phase of inorganic chemistry, we may mention other historical examples of allotropy. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 1 Various And this hypothesis is entirely in harmony with the phenomena […]
a person to whom something is . Historical Examples But Mr. Goudy is not the only allottee to suffer by this “past-all-understanding” methods of the Indian Service. The Discards Lucullus Virgil McWhorter Let the allottee then hold his lot upon the conditions which we have mentioned. Laws Plato Upon the death of one leader another […]
the act of . a portion or thing ; a share granted. (in U.S. military use) the portion of pay that an officer or enlisted person authorizes to be paid directly to another person, as a dependent, or an institution, as an insurance company. British. a plot of land rented to a gardener. Contemporary Examples […]