Definition of disomic in US English:

disomic

adjective

Genetics
  • See disomy

    • ‘Segregation patterns in families suggested a partially duplicated genome structure and disomic inheritance.’
    • ‘Over time, however, diploidization of the genome occurs and disomic segregation becomes prevalent.’
    • ‘Many polyploids, however, have disomic chromosome behavior.’
    • ‘We again found some events to be disomic for chromosome III.’
    • ‘Given that cultivated peanut is a disomic polyploid, 20 linkage groups were expected.’

Pronunciation

disomic

/-mik/