Definition of clonality in English:

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Pronunciation: /klōˈnalədē/


The fact or condition of being genetically identical, as to a parent, sibling, or other biological source: the lack of genetic diversity may be a combination of both isolation and clonality
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  • The fourth case failed to demonstrate clonality by flow cytometry and PCR owing to a lack of viable cells and lack of amplification, respectively.
  • Before discussing this topic, it is worth pointing out again that clonality, with or without fission, is a pervasive aspect of cnidarian life cycles.
  • Finally, we must address the fact that Greenbriar, a site that has not yet been infected by disease, exhibits some limited amount of clonality.

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Syllabification: clon·al·i·ty

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