Definition of multipartite in English:


Syllabification: mul·ti·par·tite
Pronunciation: /ˌməltiˈpärˌtīt


  • 1Having several or many parts or divisions.
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    • As far as we are aware, this unusual structural organization is unique among higher metazoans, although interesting comparisons can be made with the multipartite mitochondrial genome organizations of plants and fungi.
    • The mitochondrial genome of this animal is multipartite and exists as a population of small circular DNAs of different sizes and gene contents, a unique organization among studied metazoans.
    • More recently, evidence has accumulated to suggest that an intriguing consequence of a multipartite genome configuration is the somatic modulation of mitochondrial genotype.
  • 1.1 Biology (Of a virus) existing as two or more separate but incomplete particles.
  • 1.2 another term for multiparty.

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